Presentations from USTTI Seminar

November 7, 2014

U.S. government officials delivered the following presentations about GPS during a United States Technical Training Institute (USTTI) seminar on "Global Positioning System Applications for Disaster Management," held November 7, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

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GPS Constellation, Modernization Plans, and Policy

Jason Kim, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing

This presentation provides an overview of GPS, GPS applications of interest to developing nations, GPS modernization, and U.S. GPS policy.

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International Developments in Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)

Ray Clore, Department of State

This presentation summarizes U.S. GNSS cooperation efforts with China, Europe, India, Japan, Russia, the International Committee on GNSS (ICG), and other international organizations, including efforts focused on Africa and the Asia-Pacific region.

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GPS Precision Monitoring of Natural Hazards

Larry Hothem, U.S. Geological Survey

This presentation describes the role of USGS in natural hazards science and the many ways it uses GPS in this mission area.

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U.S. Global Positioning System and the Homeland Security Mission

Michael Bergman, Department of Homeland Security

This presentation describes how GPS technology support DHS across a variety of mission areas, including natural disaster/crisis management and search and rescue.

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Geospatial Capabilities for Homeland Security

Michael Donnelly, Department of Homeland Security

This presentation describes the activities of the Geospatial Management Office within DHS and provides real world use cases of how it has supported disaster management and response.

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