|By Business Wire||
|August 13, 2013 04:41 PM EDT||
The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded ASRC Federal InuTeq a contract to support the Earth Resources Observation and Science Center. Under the five-year, $11 million Advanced Scientific Support Services contract, ASRC Federal InuTeq scientists will conduct research directed toward discovering, disseminating and applying new or expanded earth science knowledge.
“We are grateful for the opportunity to support the EROS Center, one of our country's great earth science organizations,” said Paul Dillahay, ASRC Federal president and CEO. "Our dedicated scientists and researchers are eager to support the USGS EROS Center’s efforts to expand our knowledge and understanding of the Earth’s environment.”
ASRC Federal InuTeq’s scientists will work to create and develop empirical, theoretical and experimental means of investigating Earth phenomena, determining the nature, magnitude and interrelationships of physical, biological, psychological and social impacts of earth science.
The EROS Center, located near Sioux Falls, S.D., is a remotely sensed data management, systems development and research field center for the USGS climate and land use change mission area.
About ASRC Federal
ASRC Federal is a holding company with multiple subsidiaries, including ASRC Federal InuTeq, which provide reliable, cost-efficient services to federal government agencies. Headquartered in Greenbelt, Md., ASRC Federal is a wholly owned subsidiary of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. ASRC Federal InuTeq provides information security, enterprise architecture, software development and health IT solutions to federal agencies. For more information about the ASRC Federal family of companies, please visit: www.asrcfederal.com.