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USAID Launches a Geospatial Strategy
USAID Launches a Geospatial Strategy
By: Sarah Ramsey | 12 February 2024
USAID Launches a Geospatial Strategy

In November 2023, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its first-ever Geospatial Strategy, which seeks to institutionalize the use of geospatial data and technology to achieve greater efficiency in programs, operations, and development outcomes. Trajectory recently spoke with Carrie Stokes, chief geographer and GeoCenter director, about the strategy, how it can support…

SSA Satellite Launch Signals Growing Nexus Between SSA, GEOINT
SSA Satellite Launch Signals Growing Nexus Between SSA, GEOINT
By: Steve Hendershot | 5 February 2024
SSA Satellite Launch Signals Growing Nexus Between SSA, GEOINT

Last week, NorthStar Earth and Space completed the first in a planned series of SSA satellite launches from a base in New Zealand

Heroes At Work
Heroes At Work
By: Steve Hendershot | 31 January 2024
Heroes At Work

An innovative program run by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation matches service members in their final months of active duty with businesses and organizations

USGIF Opens 2024 Scholarship Program to Applications
USGIF Opens 2024 Scholarship Program to Applications
By: Sarah Ramsey | 23 January 2024
USGIF Opens 2024 Scholarship Program to Applications

With a legacy spanning nearly two decades, the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) proudly continues its mission to fuel the next generation of GEOINT leaders with the launch of its annual scholarship program on Monday, January 22. USGIF provides scholarship funds to students in four categories – high school seniors, undergraduates, master’s degree, and…

USGIF Recognizes Pennsylvania State University and U.S. Military Academy Geospatial Programs
USGIF Recognizes Pennsylvania State University and U.S. Military Academy Geospatial Programs
By: Sarah Ramsey | 19 January 2024
USGIF Recognizes Pennsylvania State University and U.S. Military Academy Geospatial Programs

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has granted reaccreditation to Pennsylvania State University and the United States Military Academy for their graduate certificate in Geospatial Intelligence Analytics and undergraduate Geospatial Intelligence certificate program, respectively. In total, 21 colleges and universities offer USGIF-accredited programs and over 1,600 students have received a USGIF GEOINT certificate. “There…

Can GEOINT Lessons Prevent Collisions in Space?
Can GEOINT Lessons Prevent Collisions in Space?
By: USGIF | 17 January 2024
Can GEOINT Lessons Prevent Collisions in Space?

GEOINT could provide a blueprint for the maturation of Space Situational Awareness, the field tasked with tracking space debris

USAID Launches a Geospatial Strategy
USAID Launches a Geospatial Strategy
By: Sarah Ramsey | 12 February 2024
USAID Launches a Geospatial Strategy

In November 2023, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its first-ever Geospatial Strategy, which seeks to institutionalize the use of geospatial data and technology to achieve greater efficiency in programs, operations, and development outcomes. Trajectory recently spoke with Carrie Stokes, chief geographer and GeoCenter director, about the strategy, how it can support…

SSA Satellite Launch Signals Growing Nexus Between SSA, GEOINT
SSA Satellite Launch Signals Growing Nexus Between SSA, GEOINT
By: Steve Hendershot | 5 February 2024
SSA Satellite Launch Signals Growing Nexus Between SSA, GEOINT

Last week, NorthStar Earth and Space completed the first in a planned series of SSA satellite launches from a base in New Zealand

Heroes At Work
Heroes At Work
By: Steve Hendershot | 31 January 2024
Heroes At Work

An innovative program run by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation matches service members in their final months of active duty with businesses and organizations

What is GEOINT?

Geospatial intelligence, or GEOINT, is the exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess, and visually depict physical features and geographically referenced activities on the Earth. GEOINT consists of imagery, imagery intelligence, and geospatial information.

– The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

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Whether you’re looking for your entire organization to join USGIF or you’re interested in an individual membership, you’ll make a difference in the GEOINT tradecraft when you become a USGIF Member.