Team competency and experience collecting and analyzing hyperspectral data, hydrographic, and topographic lidar data aids contract win.
July 17, 2008 – Fairfax, VA – 3001, the geospatial company®, today announced an award of an indefinite delivery contract (IDC) for surveying and mapping services by the U.S. Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District, which supports the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX) National Coastal Mapping Program and other programs assigned to the Mobile District and South Atlantic Division. The IDC has a maximum value of $7.5 million dollars ($7.5M) over a three-year period.
3001 has built a comprehensive and talented geospatial support team to provide the depth required to complete this contract. Team 3001, which includes Blom Aerofilms, ITRES Research and others, was selected based on their knowledge and experience collecting and processing airborne hydrographic and topographic lidar, hyperspectral data collection and analysis, and GPS using the USACE Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment (SDFIE). The project area covers the U.S. coastline and its territories, including high-resolution data capture and processing at federal project sites. The processed data will be used to provide seamless digital terrain models (DTMs) from onshore and offshore data.
3001 has worked as a prime contractor for USACE for more than 30 years providing surveying and mapping services, which include airborne imagery acquisition, Lidar acquisition, GIS services, and digital nautical and navigation charting. 3001 is currently under contract with six USACE districts and has supported 20 districts with geospatial services.
3001, the geospatial company®, is a leading provider of geospatial data production and analysis, including airborne imaging, LiDAR, surveying, mapping, and GIS. 3001’s products and services are used for domestic and international civilian, defense, and intelligence initiatives, to develop and maintain public and private sector infrastructure, and to better understand the land and its resources. For more information on 3001’s services, please visit www.3001inc.com or call 866.GEO.3001.
The Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX) is a partnership in airborne coastal mapping and charting among the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command and Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The partnership began operations in 1994 and in 1998 formally established JALBTCX, located at Stennis International Airport in Kiln, MS. The mission of JALBTCX is to provide airborne coastal surveying capability to the Army and Navy to meet worldwide operational requirements, to provide technical expertise to NOAA, to evolve bathymetric light detection and ranging (lidar) and complementary technologies and to facilitate industry investment in the technology.
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