Office of Geomatics

Enabling GEOINT accuracy through geodetic, geophysical and photogrammetric sciences and content.

"Geodesy remains our life blood"

-- Robert Cardillo, NGA Director
The Director's Intent, 10/3/14
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Mission, Vision & Goals

  • Enabling GEOINT accuracy through geodetic, geophysical and photogrammetric sciences and content.
  • Advancing the objectives of our customers through science and services.

What is Geomatics?

  • The science that determines the size and shape of the earth and the interrelation of three dimensional points on its surface using either direct or indirect techniques.
  • Without Geomatics NGA cannot "Know the Earth..."

Authorities

Learn where Geomatics gets its authority to lead the geodetic sciences for the DoD and IC for:

  • National Security
  • Navigation Information
  • Maps, Charts, etc.
  • National Missions
  • Systems



POINT OF CONTACT
NGA Public Affairs
publicaffairs@nga.mil
Phone: 571-557-5400
Last modified: 05-Aug-21