EarthOnDrive/WavGen to deliver a variety of USGS, Defense, Military, Federal Aviation, and NGA maps and charts to the consumer on hard disk. EarthOnDrive/WavGens direct involvement in government and defense SBIR projects have allowed such a massive collection of maps and charts, and through our image processing department, have made these maps a service solutions available to all consumers that can now easily order and access literally 100,000s of data sets in under 2-3 business days for CONUS (Contingent US Coverages).
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government. The scientists of the USGS study the landscape of the United States, its natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten it. The organization has four major science disciplines, concerning biology, geography, geology, and hydrology. The USGS is a fact-finding research organization with no regulatory responsibility.
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552, as amended, is based on the principle of openness in government and generally provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, of access to Federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions thereof) are protected from disclosure by one of nine exemptions or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions. Under the spirit and provisions of the FOIA, Federal agencies are to make their records available to the public to the greatest extent possible.