Tag Archives: USGS

KBR Wins $300M Recompete to Support EROS Center; Stuart Bradie Quoted

Stuart Bradie President

KBR has been awarded a $300 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee recompete contract for scientific, engineering and technical services in support of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. "With our systems engineering, science and IT expertise, KBR stands ready to support EROS in meeting its future challenges," said Stuart Bradie, KBR president and CEO

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Dewberry Names Larry Sugarbaker as Senior Technical Adviser; Amar Nayegandhi Quoted

Larry Sugarbaker Senior Technical Adviser Dewberry

Dewberry has appointed Larry Sugarbaker as a senior technical adviser to the company’s geospatial and technology services group, Dewberry reported on Friday. His areas of expertise include business development, GIS and information technology, remote sensing and forestry. "We are thrilled to welcome Larry to our team,” said Dewberry senior vice president, Amar Nayegandhi, CP, CMS, GISP.

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USGS Selects Dewberry for Utah Mapping Project

Dewberry

Dewberry will map approximately 13,600 square miles of land across 12 counties in Utah under a mapping service contract from the U.S. Geological Survey. The company said Thursday it will collect and analyze data using a light detection and ranging system for the project area encompassing the counties of Cache, Carbon, Dagget, Duchesne, Emery, Grand, Morgan, Iron, Weber, Summit, Washington and Uintah.

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Cray Adds Geospatial, Deep Learning Features to Data Analytics Software Products

Cray has updated its suite of artificial intelligence and analytics platforms in a push to help organizations gain insight from geospatial data for government and industrial applications. The company said Monday it added a geospatial reference configuration and a deep learning plugin to the Urika CS and XC software offerings to manage AI training for deep neural network models.

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Dewberry Selected for Florida Mapping Project

Dewberry will lead an industry team to complete a mapping project in Florida using airborne light detection and ranging technology under a potential $20M contract from the U.S. Geological Survey. The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with seven industry partners to collect lidar, survey the ground and prepare digital …

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Hexagon US Federal Secures DOI Geospatial Tech BPA

Hexagon US Federal, an independent subsidiary of Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure‘s U.S. federal business, has received a five-year blanket purchase agreement from the U.S. Geological Survey to provide a range of geospatial products and services to the Interior Department. The contract covers Hexagon software and associated software maintenance, including products that support spatial modeling, point cloud extraction, …

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Pete Briere Joins Continental Mapping as Civil Works Division General Manager

Pete Briere, a 20-year geospatial industry veteran and former general manager at Premier Geospatial, has been appointed general manager of Continental Mapping‘s civil works division. He will be responsible for business development, field acquisition and production functions for the company’s federal survey and mapping services in his new position, Continental Mapping said. …

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Woolpert to Help USGS Collect Lidar Elevation Data Across Tennessee

Woolpert has started to collect light detection and ranging elevation data across 49 Tennessee counties in support of three lidar projects managed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Two of the three contracts USGS awarded to Woolpert support the agency’s 3D Elevation Program that seeks to establish a national map through data collection with lidar technology, the company said …

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