September 14, 2005

USGS to Announce Location of Consolidated Geospatial Center

Tomorrow the USGS plans to Announce Location of Consolidated Geospatial Center and Plans for Restructure - During a special media teleconference, 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. (EST), Sept. 15, USGS officials will announce the location of its National Geospatial Technical Operation Center (NGTOC) and the strategy for implementing transformation. The NGTOC will support all production activities and technical services associated with the USGS Cooperative Topographic Mapping Program, The National Map, Federal Geographic Data Committee, Geospatial One Stop, and Department of Interior Enterprise Geospatial Information Systems. Services to be provided by the Center include geospatial data integration and quality assurance, cartographic production, contract management, software and applications development, and hosting of geospatial data and applications. More info can be found at

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