New Report - Geospatial Intelligence's Future Work-Force Needs

Press Release From: National Research Council
Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013

FUTURE U.S. WORK FORCE FOR GEOSPATIAL INTELLIGENCE, a new report from the National Research Council, examines the availability of workers in the field of geospatial intelligence, which analyzes satellite imagery and other geographical information to visually depict and assess threats. The report also suggests ways to maintain adequate expertise in this area for the next 20 years.

Advance copies will be available to reporters only beginning at 3 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 24. The report is embargoed and not for public release before 11 a.m. EST Friday, Jan. 25. To obtain an embargoed copy, contact the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail

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