Honoring The Fallen

A new NGA memorial honors the service members who died while supporting U.S. mapping missions as part of the Inter American Geodetic Survey.

Geospatial Data Cleaning: Five Challenges & Five Solutions

Understanding how to curate and clean geospatial data is an essential element of any analytical strategy.

GEOINT 2023 Student Posters

Beginning January 23, USGIF will accept applications for student posters to present at the 2023 GEOINT Symposium, May 21–24, in St. Louis, Missouri. Current students at the undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. levels are eligible to apply for the Student Poster Contest.

Q&A with Enbal Shacham

We recently caught up with Enbal Shacham, Ph.D., a professor and associate dean of research in the college for public health and social justice at Saint Louis University and the Acting Associate Director of the Taylor Geospatial Institute, about her work, advice to students, and thoughts on the future of geospatial intelligence.

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Airbus 30cm Imagery Supports Mission Critical Geospatial Applications

Agile and rapid collection of 30cm native resolution, exceptionally accurate and consistent data for mission critical applications. Easily access, exploit, and disseminate best-in-class data when and where you need it, anywhere in the world.

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Q&A with Letitia A. Long, Recipient of the 2022 Lundahl-Finnie Lifetime Achievement Award

November 30, 2022

Letitia A. Long spoke with USGIF CEO Ronda Schrenk about her remarkable career, accomplishments, and advice for those entering the intelligence field.

“When I think about things I’m most proud of, it really has to do with other people…I think of young women and men I’ve mentored, and now they’re running organizations, commanding task forces or brigades or battalions. They’re off doing amazing things… If I had a little bit to do to inspire them to continue in the Intelligence Community, that’s my biggest achievement.”

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No Matter Their Scale, NGA Maps Have Huge Impact

October 24, 2022

Despite the proliferation of GPS on smartphones and other digital devices, NGA’s partners continue to have a constant demand for digital and printed maps.

By Jay D. Krasnow, Source Foundation Communications, NGA

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Delivering the art of the possible.

GDIT is growing in St. Louis and collaborating with technology partners and academia to bring innovation with transformative impact to the region.

USGIF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

USGIF Announces 2022 Scholarship Award Recipients

August 17, 2022

USGIF has awarded more than $1.6M in scholarships since launching the program in 2004. This year’s winners represent a diverse and multi-talented group who demonstrate a shared desire to impact change through the use of geospatial intelligence tradecraft.

USGIF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT PROFILES

Jayedi Aman, 2022 USGIF Scholarship Recipient

University of Missouri doctoral candidate Jayedi Aman spoke with trajectory about his research bringing together GIS, architecture, and urban planning to keep our communities safe and secure.

Roseanna Torrez, 2022 USGIF Scholarship Recipient

An early introduction to GIS combined with computer science provides a strong foundation for a successful future in GEOINT.

Danny Oliva, 2022 USGIF Scholarship Recipient

Danny Oliva talks about receiving a USGIF scholarship and his desire to give back to the next generation of GEOINT students.

TURN DATA INTO A DECISIVE EDGE

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From AI to zero trust, we’re harnessing new tools and technologies to advance national security and help our customers protect citizens, assets, and information. Leidos delivers secure, innovative solutions that outpace today’s adversaries and threats—enabling responsiveness at the speed of mission.

PERSPECTIVE

Q&A With Joseph Rouge

September 22, 2022

Joseph Rouge, Space Force’s deputy director of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, provides additional answers to audience questions from the 2022 GEOINT Service Day: Air Force and Space Force event

CONTRIBUTED ARTICLES

No Matter Their Scale, NGA Maps Have Huge Impact

Despite the proliferation of GPS on smartphones and other digital devices, NGA’s partners continue to have a constant demand for digital and printed maps.

Land Use for Nonproliferation Applications

Over the past few decades, the availability of commercial satellite images has dramatically changed how academics and other nongovernmental analysts study the spread of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Geiger-mode Lidar Transitions to Civilian Use

Initially used for military purposes, Geiger-mode lidar has now come onto the commercial market, lowering the cost of geospatial data acquisition

How to Prepare for and Guide Your Organization Through the Next Crisis

Observations from US Federal Agencies’ Responses to COVID-19

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SMALL SATELLITES, BIG OPPORTUNITIES

Millennium Space Systems, a Boeing Company, is a small satellite prototype and constellation provider focusing on national security space missions across orbits, with a 100% success rate. The team partners with customers to develop high-performance systems to achieve their missions with a high confidence of success. A vertically integrated company, Millennium delivers full mission solutions in unprecedented timelines – from design, build, integration and test to mission operations and training – and their in-house ground and on-orbit software enables autonomous operations.