The contract continues a successful multi-year relationship between the
Via this USDA SBIR Phase III award, GDA will be continuing to provide to USDA’s IPAD subscription-level services of both GeoSynergy and CropSignal web applications as well as on-demand rapid image processing products for regional crop travel and analysis, disaster response, and special studies.
GDA CropSignal® web service is an operational, interactive agricultural intelligence web service for the analysis of global national and sub-national crop statistics and crop relevant data, crop condition assessment, and yield forecasting.
CropSignal ®provides USDA FAS with an unprecedented combination of statistics from a multitude of most credible sources available in one easy to use, online application. CropSignal® crop datasets include crop statistics, crop progress, and crop condition along with weather and multitude of other crop relevant data.
CropSignal® offers USDA FAS crop analysts 24/7 access to an interactive and customizable user interface, including a rich array of reports, charts, tables, and maps; simple, at-a-glance personalized dashboard views of data that are not only interactive but also automatically updated; customizable data update alerts to ensure 24/7 crop intelligence monitoring; RSS feeds; access to external web pages via CropSignal®; and much more. CropSignal® powerful query, filtering and visualization tools allow users to personalize the data and perform high-level analysis. CropSignal® features state-of-the-art analytical tools, including GDA ran and hands-on, interactive crop yield, area, and production forecasts for USDA FAS.
GeoSynergy® WebGIS Service
GDA GeoSynergy® webGIS service is an operational, interactive service to monitor and analyze global land cover, crops, and weather to improve decision making. GeoSynergy® offers a state-of-the-art, transparent, and reliable source of detailed, historical and most current spatial data for visualization, monitoring, and analysis of global and regional agriculture and land cover.
Value Added Data Products
GDA will also be providing value-added data products derived from medium and high resolution satellite imagery to the USDA FAS to support special events such as targeted crop field travel, floods, droughts and other natural events. GDA maintains an operational end-to-end image processing system for large volume image processing, and delivers rapid, NRT map products such as orthorectification, true surface reflection calibration, cloud and shadow assessments, crop type and flood maps to USDA FAS crop analysts to support their regional efforts.
Established in 2002, GDA is a woman-owned small business (WOSB) that provides geospatial information products and services from the majority of commercial and public Remote Sensing platforms and aids clients with their geospatial work in the agricultural, resource management, and intelligence domains, to name just a few. GDA’s Product/Service focus is in four primary areas: image pre-processing, Remote Sensing-based agricultural intelligence, regional land cover and processes monitoring and mapping, and spatial analytical web processing and online geospatial services. GDA has invested years of R&D, backed by sixteen (16)
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