USGS spreads contract around to GeoEye, DigitalGlobe, SPOT

The USGS today announced the award of three multi-year acquisition contracts for high and moderate-resolution satellite imagery to GeoEye of Dulles, VA, DigitalGlobe of Longmont, CO and SPOT Image Corporation of Chantilly, VA. According to the USGS,the contracts will to provide the USGS and other Federal agencies access to commercial satellite data from the U.S. and international marketplace for use in environmental monitoring, land management, energy development, natural hazards mitigation and many other purposes. USGS makes this data electronically accessible to any Federal agency or other user group that falls within the data licensing agreements. See http://remotesensing.usgs.gov

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