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 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 finished product, Patrol View, is being managed by the Topographic Engineering Center.
Army's Topographic Engineering Center, researcher John Neander speculates, in some cases with chilling prescience, conditions that could cause El Nino to trigger a new Korean war.
BAE Systems joins prime contractor SAIC on the Geospatial Research, Integration, Development and Support (GRIDS) contract recently awarded by the Army Corps of Engineers' Topographic Engineering Center.
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.
ERDC's laboratories include the Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Illinois; Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory in Hanover, New Hampshire; Topographic Engineering Center in Alexandria, Virginia; and Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory; Environmental, Information Technology Laboratory; and Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory in Vicksburg, Mississippi, where ERDC's headquarters is also located.
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.
Company to Support the Topographic Engineering Center in Alexandria, Va.
Twenty organizations participated in the evaluation including; five NIMA offices, the US Army's Topographic Engineering Center and Intelligence Center and School (USAICS); eight U.
Army Engineer Research and Development Center -- Topographic Engineering Center (ERDC-TEC).
The United States Army Engineer Research and Development Center's Topographic Engineering Center (ERDC-TEC) is now using this technology to build Unclassified/For Official Use Only digital map displays for regions of the world where the Global War on Terrorism is being fought.
Kevin Backe of ERDC's Topographic Engineering Center was instrumental in launching the OGC program of interoperability testbeds and pilot projects and in bringing other agencies to work together with USACE, pooling requirements and resources to maximize the government's benefit from OGC's efforts.