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FY18 USGS Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP)

The FY17/FY18 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) was released on August 16, 2017. The BAA provides detailed information on how to partner with the USGS and other Federal agencies to acquire high-quality 3D Elevation data. Information and contacts are available at Fed Biz Opps (search for Reference Number G17PS00746) and (search for Opportunity Number G17AS00116). Applicants may contribute funds toward a USGS lidar data acquisition activity via the Geospatial Products and Services Contracts or they may request 3DEP funds toward a lidar data acquisition activity where the requesting partner is the acquiring authority. Federal agencies, state and local governments, tribes, academic institutions and the private sector are eligible to submit proposals.

Reference Materials

Reference materials associated with the BAA are available at:

Project Awards

The selection of awards is dependent on the availability of funding. Project selection and notification will begin in November 2017 and continue into 2018. Once proposals are awarded, a list and description of the awards will be linked from this page.

The BAA remains open until 30 September 2018 or until such time as the BAA is cancelled through an amendment or another BAA is issued; consideration and selection of additional awards is dependent on the availability of funding.

Public Webinars

The USGS hosts a set of public webinars each year to introduce the BAA opportunity to the broadest stakeholder community possible and to provide a summary of the application process. The next set of public webinars will be held in August of 2017.

Materials from the event will be posted here.*

Webinar Dates:

USGS Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) FY17 National Webinars – Notice of Public Acquisition Opportunity Webinar Materials:

Video Recording

* National Webinars will be recorded and made available a few weeks after the webinar.

3DEP and BAA Presentations in your state

To view the calendar of upcoming 3DEP/BAA presentations in your state or to request a presentation please click on the document below. This document will be updated on a regular basis as new presentations are added.



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