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Data Acquisition Contract References

USGS Geospatial Product and Service Contracts (GPSC)

The National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC) of the USGS administers the GPSC which are a suite of contract vehicles that can accommodate activities related to standard, nonstandard, graphic, and digital cartographic products that are flexible enough to be used by other Federal, State, and local agencies.

Services provided include: photogrammetric mapping and aero triangulation; orthophotography; thematic mapping; digital imagery applications; IFSAR and LiDAR; geographic information systems development; surveying and control acquisition, including ground-based and airborne GPS.

NOAA Coastal Geospatial Services Contract Vehicle

The Coastal Geospatial Services Contract is a Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 36, Architectural and Engineering Contract vehicle that provides a broad range of geospatial services for the coastal resource management community. The contract is managed by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management in Charleston, SC. The contract provides a streamlined process for local, state, and federal agencies to obtain geospatial services from some of the nation’s top geospatial firms.

Services provided include: airborne and shipboard data acquisition (LiDAR, multispectral, hyperspectral, IFSAR, and sonar), photogrammetric mapping, thematic mapping, surveying and control services, software application development, and GIS services.

Army Corps of Engineers Center of Expertise for Photogrammetric Mapping

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Center of Expertise for Photogrammetric Mapping provides contracts for rapid response, full service photogrammetric mapping support for the USACE as well as other Federal agencies via ten (10) IDIQ A-E contracts. Project funding is on a cost reimbursable basis ranging from a simple fund transfer to interagency funding via a signed Memorandum of Agreement.

Services provided include: Project planning and specification; photogrammetric map compilation; LiDAR data collection and exploitation; photo interpretation; GIS development; image acquisition; A-E Contracting (CONUS and OCONUS).

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