This got geoint? podcast features the recently published report on the "Future U.S. Workforce for Geospatial Intelligence," released this week by the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Keith C. Clarke of the University of California, Santa Barbara, chair of the Committee on the Future U.S. Workforce for Geospatial Intelligence, joins us to discuss the main findings in the report, including why and how it was conducted, key trends emerging in the industry, current and anticipated expertise gaps, and current training programs.
Clarke is a research cartographer and professor in the geography department at UC Santa Barbara. His research focuses on environmental simulation modeling, modeling urban growth, terrain mapping and analysis, and the history of satellite surveillance. Clarke has chaired several other National Research Council committees, including those related to geospatial science, and is also a recipient of the John Wesley Powell Award from the United States Geological Survey.
You may download a free PDF or order a paperback copy of the report from the National Academies Press.