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USGS Awards Contracts for Photogrammetric and Mapping Services
Released: 9/21/1998

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As part of a continuing expanded partnership with private industry, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has awarded a three-year contract for Cartographic Services "Architect-Engineering Services for Photogrammetric and Mapping Services."

The contracts were awarded to:

  • Greenhorne & O"Mara, Inc. Greenbelt, Md.
  • Aero-Metric, Inc., Sheboygan, Wis.
  • Atlantic Technologies, Ltd., Huntsville, Ala.
  • Dewberry & Davis, Fairfax, Va.

The $15 million dollar contract is broad in scope and provides a vehicle for contracting any production activity for standard and nonstandard graphic and digital cartographic products. "The USGS National Mapping Division is committed to developing close working relationships with the private sector to help provide cartographic data to the Nation’s customers," said Max Ethridge, center chief, Mid-Continent Mapping Center.

The contract is qualifications-based and task orders are negotiated directly with the firms who were selected to provide contract services. Personnel from the USGS Mid-Continent Mapping Center will manage the contract.

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