Technology Transfer Act of 1986

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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is planning to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Laser-Scan, Inc., Sterling, Virginia. The purpose of the CRADA is to jointly research and develop geospatial data transport and update capabilities in a distributed database environment. The primary result of this joint research will be the development and demonstration of technology that enables cooperating organizations to build, share, and maintain geospatial framework feature data in a distributed update environment. Any other organization interested in pursuing the possibility of a CRADA for similar kinds of activities should contact the USGS.

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SUMMARY: The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is planning to 
enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) 
with Laser-Scan, Inc., Sterling, Virginia. The purpose of the CRADA is 
to jointly research and develop geospatial data transport and update 
capabilities in a distributed database environment. The primary result 
of this joint research will be the development and demonstration of 
technology that enables cooperating organizations to build, share, and 
maintain geospatial framework feature data in a distributed update 
environment. Any other organization interested in pursuing the 
possibility of a CRADA for similar kinds of activities should contact 
the USGS.

ADDRESSES: Inquiries may be addressed to the Acting Chief of Research, 
U.S. Geological Survey, National Mapping Division, 500 National Center, 
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192; Telephone (703) 
648-4643, facsimile (703) 648-4706; Internet ``ebrunson@usgs.gov''.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ernest B. Brunson, address above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is to meet the USGS requirement 
stipulated in the Survey Manual.

    Dated: March 31, 1998.
Kathryn R. Clement,
Associate Chief, National Mapping Division.
[FR Doc. 98-10345 Filed 4-17-98; 8:45 am]
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