topographic engineering

topographic engineering

Those engineering tasks that provide geospatial information and services to commanders and staffs across the range of military operations. These tasks include terrain analyses, terrain visualization, digitized terrain products, nonstandard map products, and baseline survey data. See also geospatial information and services.
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The topographic engineering structure remaining in the EAB force pool paid the bill for this FDU.
The parallel unfolding of a Kosovo-like Kurdish administration as well as the "Palestinization" of the Kurdish region of Turkey -- with racist anti-Kurdish language by officials, forced relocations and topographic engineering we have long passed this stage -- may well turn into a breakaway in the Southeast and hence a permanent level of instability.
The finished product, Patrol View, is being managed by the Topographic Engineering Center.
Army Engineer Research and Development Center's Topographic Engineering Center in 'Alexandria, Va.
The target audience for the RCC is brigade-level commanders and CSMs; colonel-level district commanders; topographic engineering center chiefs of staff and deputy chiefs of staff for operations and plans; key engineer billets at Headquarters, Department of the Army; Army Service Component Command engineers; and the doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, and facilities (DOTMLPF) domain chiefs.
The United States Army Geospatial Center (AGC) (formerly known as the Topographic Engineering Center), Alexandria, Virginia, discovered and embraced an innovative means of converting complex, intricate National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and United States Geological Survey (USGS) geospatial information system (GIS) and map data into the portable document format (PDF) developed by Adobe[R] that lets users understand and exploit data without requiring advanced training in GIS applications.
Since then, the TCM-Geospatial and the United States Army Maneuver Support Center (MANSCEN), Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, have been working with the Army Staff and the United States Army Geospatial Center (AGC) (formerly the Topographic Engineering Center) to implement recommended solutions.