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The Department of the Interior (DOI) conserves and manages the Nation's natural resources and cultural heritage for the benefit and enjoyment of the American people, provides scientific and other information about natural resources and natural hazards to address societal challenges and create opportunities for the American people, and honors the Nation's trust responsibilities or special commitments to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and affiliated island communities to help them prosper.
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GPS Roles and Responsibilities

  • Applies GPS technology to a broad variety of governmental activities, including: surveying; geographical information systems; and land management.

Relevant Units

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GPS Leadership

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  • TBD
    Member, National Executive Committee for Space-Based PNT
  • TBD
    Member, Executive Steering Group

Point of Contact

Larry Hothem
Senior Physical Scientist
U.S. Geological Survey
(703) 648-4663

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