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Special Notice - D-- Satellite Imagery

July 10, 2014

Notice Type: Special Notice

Posted Date: 09-JUL-14

Office Address: Department of the Interior; U. S. Geological Survey; USGS - All Offices; USGS OAG SACRAMENTO ACQUISITION BR.MODOC HALL, CSUS3020 STATE UNIVERSITY DRIVE EASTSACRAMENTOCA95819-6027US

Subject: D-- Satellite Imagery

Classification Code: D - Information technology services, including telecommunications services

Contact: Stewart Evans

Description: Department of the Interior

U. S. Geological Survey

USGS - All Offices

This is a notice of intent to award a sole source purchase order to Deutsches Zentrum Fuer Luft Und Raumfahrt E. V., dba DLR, of Wessling Germany, for ongoing collection of up to120 TerraSAR-X satellite radar images of selected Aleutian, Yellowstone, and Cascade volcanic regions.The purpose of the images is to study and monitor the identified volcanos by polar orbit to capture optimal imagery and deformation with the necessary resolution, viewing angles, and timelines. The images are required to support two ongoing research projects in the Aleutian Chain and Cascade Mountains. To maintain the necessary consistency of method and interpretation of data, DLR is the only known source capable of providing TreeaSAR-X satellite radar images of the study areas. Other interested concerns having the ability to meet the USGS requirement may submit a capabilities statement to the Contracting Officer no later than the closing date of this announcement at 2:00 PM PDT. All submissions will be evaluated to determine if competitive opportunities exist.

Estimated award date is 15 August 2014. Delivery date is not later than 15 December 2014.

NAICS: 541360: Geophysical Mapping

For further information, please contact the Contracting Specialist at (916) 278-9334 or


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