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GDA Continues to Provide Global Agricultural Intelligence Services to USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

Geospatial Data Analysis Corporation (GDA), a leader in satellite-based agricultural and environmental intelligence gathering, analysis and distribution, is pleased to announce a contract award with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), Office of Global Analysis (OGA), International Production Assessment Division (IPAD).   Read more

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Global CropSignal® Network: Looking for Partners!

GDA Corporation is looking to add new Partners to its global CropSignal® Network. CropSignal® is a revolutionary business intelligence application for the describe the imageagricultural market.

The CropSignal® Network is a network of Partners offering – via the CropSignal® Analytical web service -- agriculture-related data and products to their clients.

We are in particular interested in expanding our partner network to Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine.

Click here to learn more about CropSignal® Partner Network and about CropSignal® web service.

Use 'Contact Us' form to request a demo and to gain access to the CropSignal® web service.

Welcome to GDA Corp!

Founded in 2002, Geospatial Data Analysis Corporation (GDA) is a woman-owned business specializing in the analysis of satellite imagery and in particular the automated pre-processing, data extraction, analysis and operational delivery of intelligence products for agricultural, environmental and resource management. GDA is built on the principle that the use of advanced science and technology can have a profound impact on the world in which we live. The challenges facing the world’s food and water supply, forests and air quality are prime examples.

GDA, initially a research and development firm, was founded through a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) award out of NASA’s Stennis Space Center. Initial stages of the company's development were based on additional SBIR awards and collaboration with the USDA, NGA (National Geospatial Intelligence Agency), NASA and USGS. This heritage provided GDA with a tremendous advantage by allowing us to work with many of the leading experts in the industry and providing an environment to develop leading edge technology without the pressures of the commercial marketplace.

The result?

GDA has developed industry-leading methodologies and algorithms for operational, automated processing of large image datasets, for automated extraction of features and patterns from imagery, and for building spatial decision support and expert systems.

Our staff of GIS and Remote Sensing experts, computer scientists, and business managers provides a team-oriented, detail-driven approach to providing client solutions, leaving no stone unturned in our quest to deliver the highest quality products and services to our clients.

In mid-2009, GDA made our technology available to commercial clients for the first time.  GDA is committed to expanding availability to additional commercial clients and markets going forward, while maintaining focus on:

GDA uses state-of-the-art, proprietary image processing techniques, which have been developed by our highly trained staff, to analyze low, medium, and high resolution imagery datasets to fulfill exact client needs. These highly automated techniques and algorithms, available as services, provide our customers both time and cost saving advantages.

World Ag Production News from USDA

GDA and the USDA/FAS

GDA is proud of our Zimbabwe crop assessment routelong-standing working relationship with the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the USDA. Through this relationship GDA has been able to utilize its technology Ethiopia crop assessment routealongside the expertise of the USDA/FAS to provide global crop intelligence and analysis including assessments in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia. Click on the image to be directed to the FAS report and see GDA's technology in action.

Here are additional links exploring the Iraq OperaEye on the Farm articletional Agricultural Monitoring Project, the corresponding Eye on the Farm Article and Presentation and this FAS presentation on Global Food Security.