shrug-l: USGS 3DEP update

Butgereit, Richard Richard.Butgereit at
Wed Feb 25 10:07:54 EST 2015

Information regarding the USGS 3D Elevation Program may be found here -

Under the Broad Area Announcement released last fall (the "2014 BAA"), organizations were invited to apply for matching funding towards high-resolution digital elevation data acquisition.

Here's a summary of applications to the 2014 BAA from applicants within Florida --

*       Leon County - applied, not awarded

*       Martin County - applied, awarded

*       Osceola County - applied, awarded

*       Suwannee River Water Management District - applied, awarded

The following information was just presented by USGS at the NSGIC Mid-Year conference regarding 3DEP --

2014 BAA - summarizing last year's process

  *   72 pre-proposals were received totaling over $75 million
  *   33 applicants invited to submit full proposals
  *   31 full proposals received, totaling over $30 million
  *   29 awarded, totaling $9.4 million
  *   $6.3 million awarded via GPSC (USGS Geospatial Products and Services Contract -
  *   $3.2 million awarded directly to applicants (to pass along to contractors selected by their own procurement process)
  *   Total: 94,115 square miles funded for acquisition

2015 BAA - information about this year's expected Broad Area Announcement

  *   Pre-proposals expected to be due: 7/17/15 - 8/28/15
  *   Review and evaluation expected: 8/28/15 - 9/11/15
  *   USGS looking for state and local stakeholders to engage in defining state priorities (watch for more information to come later regarding these opportunities)
If you are a county, and want more information, please coordinate with your Water Management District.

If you are any other entity, please feel free to reach out to myself and/or Florida USGS Geospatial Liaison Lou Driber (ldriber at

Richard Butgereit, GISP
Information Management
Florida Division of Emergency Management
richard.butgereit at<mailto:richard.butgereit at>

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