The Defense Innovation Unit wants to quicken the time it takes to assess satellite images of disaster zones.
U.S. Geological Survey team, led by Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Scientist Christina Neal was on the ground for the eruption of volcano Kilauea.
Science-focused agencies have turned to citizen scientists to fill gaps in their data, or have urged members of the industry to develop innovative ideas to problems through government-funded prize challenges.
The cloud can help free people up from the undifferentiated heavy lifting of common problems like compliance or intrusion detection. Agencies can save hundreds of staff hours by utilizing automation tools offered by cloud service providers.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of the Interior inspector general has referred one of their investigations into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s actions to the Department of Justice for it to take over.
FEMA is the most familiar federal player in the drama of disaster response, but other agencies from the Coast Guard to USDA to USGS are pitching in to the effort to respond to Hurricane Florence and other natural disasters.
The U.S. Geological Survey offers a new and easier way for people who spot the wrong fish in the wrong place to report it.
Tim Quinn, U.S. Geological Survey associate chief information officer, said the agency has more than 20 applications in the cloud and plans to make self-provisioning a real option.
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By helping other nations set up systems to detect potential eruptions, the Volcano Disaster Assistance Program of the U.S. Geological Survey and USAID has saved tens of thousands of lives. Program leader John Pallister is a finalist in this year’s Service to America Medals. He talks with Federal News Radio’s Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.