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U.S. Army Geospatial Center Supports Japan Quake, Tsunami Relief Efforts

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Thursday, March 24th 2011
U.S. Army Geospatial Center | ALEXANDRIA, VA


The U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC) compiled earthquake, water, and geology maps as well as other data sets of Japan and made them available via its public and public key infrastructure (PKI) Web sites last week in support of U.S. quake and tsunami relief efforts.

Engineering Route Studies, Geo-referenced PDF maps, a water consumption calculator, and additional resources are available to the Department of Defense (DoD), federal agencies, and other organizations that utilize Common

Access Cards at https://cac.agc.army.mil/Countries/Japan.cfm.   Public access

to the site is available at http://www.agc.army.mil/Japan/index.html.  The center also compiled data for personnel utilizing the Defense Advanced Global Positioning System Receiver (DAGR) - a self-contained, hand-held GPS receiver that provides highly accurate position, navigation and timing information to users under all weather conditions.

"The AGC sends its deepest condolences to the people of Japan, particularly those who have lost loved ones in the earthquake and tsunamis,"

said Jeff Popp, AGC Current Operations chief.  "One aspect of our mission is to provide direct geospatial support to Army personnel.  As the Army's Knowledge Center for Geospatial Expertise, the AGC stands ready to support our Soldiers and their civilian counterparts as they help the Japanese recover from these tragic events."

        

The U.S. Army Geospatial Center coordinates, integrates, and synchronizes geospatial information requirements and standards across the Army, develops and fields geospatial enterprise-enabled systems and capabilities to the Army and Department of Defense, as well as provides direct geospatial support and products to Warfighters.  To learn more about the AGC, please visit www.agc.army.mil

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