Senator Tom Udall Requests $1,000,000 in Funding for the Center of Excellence for Geospatial Situational Awareness

Senator Tom Udall has requested $1,000,000 in funding for the Center of Excellence for Geospatial Science at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM.  “The project will continue operations of the Center of Excellence for Geospatial Science in collaboration with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).  NGA provides intelligence analysis, maps, remote sensing of war zones, and geospatial analysis of Human Terrains for war fighters in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other locations.  The Department of Geography, Department of Surveying Engineering, and Physical Science Laboratory (PSL) at NMSU are conducting this work.  Continuing funding is requested to support NGA’s workforce development goals in geospatial analysis and Intelligence studies.  The project will deliver education, training, equipment, and student scholarships for those seeking careers with DoD, NGA, and in the Intelligence Community.”

[Source: Senator Tom Udall’s web site]

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