University of Alaska, GeoNorth Information Systems, Lockheed
University of Alaska, GeoNorth Information Systems, Lockheed Martin Partner to Collect Arctic Surveillance Data for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
GNIS will leverage Lockheed Martin's Rosetta technology, which includes a versatile and highly automated set of commercial and civil image processing tools that scale and adapt to deliver precision geospatial intelligence products to the NGA. GNIS, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tatitlek Corporation, an Alaska Native Village Corporation, will work with Lockheed Martin and the University of Alaska Fairbanks' (UAF) Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF), under the banner of the Arctic GeoData Cooperative. GNIS and the partners will build, improve, monitor and maintain terrain elevation models of the Arctic region.
"The Arctic region has significant global implications for environmental, economic and security factors," said Gil Metzger, director of Applied Research at Lockheed Martin. "It is critical that we document and monitor this demanding environment with the best technologies available. Lockheed Martin is proud to be part of this innovative Cooperative that...