he Interior Department has significant responsibilities for the advancement of geospatial programs within the federal government. For example, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne led the U.S. delegation to the World Summit of the Group on Earth Observations in South Africa in December 2007. In August 2008, Secretary Kempthorne gave the keynote address to the ESRI User Conference in San Diego, Calif.
February 20th, 2014 - Interior Department Appoints 17 Members to National Geospatial Advisory Committee
January 25th, 2014 - Dept of Interior Map Provides Ongoing Awareness of Natural Hazards
January 11th, 2014 - Secretary Jewell Lauds President’s Intent to Nominate Suzette Kimball to Serve as Director of the U.S. Geological Survey
February 26th, 2013 - Secretary of the Interior appoints Deloitte Geospatial Leader Matt Gentile to National Geospatial Advisory Committee
February 12th, 2013 - Interior Prepares to Conduct Landsat 8 Scientific Programs After Successful Launch of Latest Earth-Observing Satellite
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