Earthdata awarded US Corps of Engineers Surveying and Mapping contract

Earthdata awarded US Corps of Engineers Surveying and Mapping contract

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Frederick, USA, September 26, 2007: EarthData International, Inc., part of the Fugro Group since 10 April 2007, has been awarded a mapping and surveying contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District. The indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a maximum value of USD 8 million over 5 years and marks EarthData’s seventh consecutive contract with the District, a relationship that has spanned more than 20 years.

“This is an example of a public-private partnership at its best,” said EarthData President Anne Hale Miglarese. “Over the past two decades, we have worked with the St. Louis District on hundreds of task orders, serving a wide range of civil and military government agencies. The District’s support of innovation has enabled us to implement emerging technologies to the benefit of our shared customers. We are eager to continue these efforts, delivering the highest possible data accuracies with increasing efficiencies and expanded end-user applications.”

Task orders negotiated under the contract will involve work for the US Army Corps of Engineers and other federal agencies, as well as state and local government agencies. Specific services available through the contract include: photogrammetric mapping, aerial photography, remote sensing, aerotriangulation, large- and small-scale topographic maps, and land-use/land-cover mapping.