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  • NR 12-008: Nashville District relaxes Lake Cumberland water release guidelines

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 3, 2012) – The Nashville District has been approved to relax the guidelines for releasing water from Lake Cumberland. The Interim Risk Reduction Measure currently in place requires the district to hold the lake level as close to elevation 680 feet as rainfall and ability to release water allows. However, the lake-level range for managing releases for the “most efficient use of water” is being relaxed from the previous elevation range of 680-to-683 feet to new elevation range of 680-to-685 feet.
  • U.S. ARMY GEOSPATIAL CENTER RELEASES “HyDRA” SMART DEVICE APP

    The U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC) and Engineer Research and Development Center recently released the Hydrologic Data Resources Application (HyDRA) - a Web-based data survey and analysis tool created to provide the Dept. of Defense (DoD) logistics and geospatial intelligence-related water communities with information on water resources data collection, visualization and dissemination in a mobile, enterprise-enabled environment.
  • NR 12-007: Nashville District supporting Earth Day 2012 activities

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 19, 2012) – Celebrating Earth Day’s 42nd anniversary April 21, 2012, Nashville District lakes are uniting with local communities to promote this year’s Earth Day theme “Mobilize the Earth™” by raising awareness of environmental issues and providing opportunities for the public to participate in Earth-friendly activities. Individual lake activities supporting Earth Day are listed below.
  • NR 12-006: Nashville District wants to return Native American remains

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 10, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District wants to return the remains of one Native American to their tribe after being found in Cheatham County last year.
  • U.S. ARMY TO SHOWCASE AWARD-WINNING GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY AT 2011 GEOINT SYMPOSIUM

    The U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC) will demonstrate its award-winning BuckEye and Geo-referenced PDF (GeoPDF) programs as well as its Instrument Set, Reconnaissance and Surveying (ENFIRE) kit, GeoGlobe and Remote Ground Terminal (RGT) during the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s 2011 GEOINT Symposium (San Antonio), October 17-19 at Booth 522.
  • VISONE, HARDAWAY AWARDED ARMY ENGINEER ASSOCIATION’S BRONZE ORDER OF THE DE FLEURY MEDAL

    Daniel Visone and Mike Hardaway recently received the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal from the Army Engineer Association in recognition of their superior leadership, selfless service and career contributions to the U.S. Army, Army Geospatial Center (AGC) and the geospatial community.
  • AGC’S DOD DEFENSE SUPPORT TO CIVIL AUTHORITIES SYSTEM AIDS FEMA’S HURRICANE IRENE SUPPORT AND RECOVERY EFFORTS

    The U.S. Army Geospatial Center’s (AGC) Department of Defense, Defense Support to Civil Authorities Automated Support System (DDASS) was used to coordinate over 29 Mission Assignments (MAs) and $18 million in Joint, Army, Air Force and Navy assets deployed to stage Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) equipment and personnel at Incident Support Bases along the East Coast during and after Hurricane Irene.
  • U.S. ARMY GEOSPATIAL CENTER PARTNERS WITH USGS TO BUILD GEOPDF STATE COVERAGE DVDS

    The U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collaborated to create and disseminate a GeoPDF State Coverage DVD dataset recently.
  • U.S. ARMY GEOSPATIAL CENTER LAUNCHES NEW VERSION OF COMMON MAP BACKGROUND ON-LINE

    The latest version of CMB On-line performs faster than the previous iteration and offers several new features to users, including additional easy-to-change map bases, a scale display and a coordinate display via latitude/longitude decimal degrees and/or Military Grid Reference System.
  • TERROR MAP OF AFGHANISTAN PUBLISHED IN ESRI’s ANNUAL MAP BOOK

    Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) will publish a “Terror in Afghanistan” map created by Mr. Stephen Benzek, cartographer, U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC), in its annual “Map Book”. The book is dedicated to acknowledging the important and innovative accomplishments of geographic information system (GIS) users around the world.

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