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Fugro awarded NOAA Coastal Geospatial Services contract
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 @ 11:00:00 EDT
Topic: CONTRACT AWARDS


Fugro awarded NOAA Coastal Geospatial Services contractFugro announced today that it has signed a 5-year contract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Coastal Services Center (CSC) for geospatial services to support coastal resources management in all US continental, Caribbean and Pacific territories.



This open-ended contract provides NOAA and other federal, state, local and tribal organizations with access to state-of-the-art geospatial services including: airborne digital and hyperspectral imagery, LiDAR, and IFSAR; topographic and bathymetric mapping; thematic mapping; photogrammetric mapping; terrestrial surveying; and GIS services. Geospatial information developed under this contract will feed into the CSC's Digital Coast program and will serve coastal resources managers, researchers, and policy makers on a broad range of applications, including: coastal and marine spatial planning, land use management, coastal erosion, marine fisheries management, transportation and shipping coordination, emergency management, and flood risk mitigation.

Said Ed Saade, President and General Manager of Fugro EarthData: "We understand the challenges NOAA and other government organizations face in addressing social, economic, and environmental issues related to our Nation's coastal areas. Fugro is committed to providing quality geospatial products and services to support the CSC's important mission."







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