EarthOnDrive/WavGen becomes the seventh United Stated Geological Survey (USGS) geodata solution provider partner and simultaneously accesses a grant through the US government as a Small Business IR (SBIR). With the ability to deliver RAW and georeferenced geospatial information directly to the customer as a service, and the ability to deliver software driven to visualize any resolution on the earth using state-of-the-art 3D software, EarthOnDrive/WavGen remains poised to revolutionize high-end 3D terrain animation.
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.
A bureau of the United States Department of the Interior, it is that departments sole scientific agency. The USGS employs approximately 8,670 people and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. The USGS also has major offices near Lakewood, Colorado, at the Denver Federal Center, and Menlo Park, California.