Anne Castle, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, DOI, gives her opening remarks at the Alaska Mapping Roundtable held in Washington DC on June 28, 2012. (From left to right) Anne Castle, Dr. Marcia McNutt, Director, USGS; Mead Treadwell, Alaska Lt. Governor; and Marc Luiken, Commissioner, Alaska Department of Transportation.
(From left to right) Kevin Gallagher, Associate Director, USGS; Warren Wright, Coast Guard Fellow & Military Advisor, Senator Murkowski; Bryan Rice, Deputy Bureau Director, BIA; and David Kennedy, NOAA, (front row) listen to the Anne Castle's opening remarks.
Alaska Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell addresses roundtable participants about the importance of a modern mapping initiative for the State of Alaska.
Federal participants listen to Lt. Governor Treadwell's address. Over 22 Federal agencies participated along with Alaska State agencies and representatives from the University of Alaska.
Participants share their thoughts during the open discussion period.
Marc Luiken, Commissioner, Alaska Department of Transportation presents the value of mapping Alaska.
Kevin T. Gallagher, Associate Director, USGS, provides the USGS goals for topographic mapping of the State of Alaska.
Dr. David Maune, Senior Project Manager, Dewberry provides the Alaska highlights from the National Enhanced Elevation Assessment (NEEA) conducted with the support of the National Digital Elevation Program, (NDEP).