The New Geospatial Technology Competency Model: Bringing Workforce Needs into Focus

By David DiBiase, Tripp Corbin, Thomas Fox, Joe Francica, Kass Green, Janet Jackson,Gary Jeffress, Brian Jones, Brent Jones, Jeremy Mennis, Karen Schuckman, Cy Smith, & Jan Van Sickle

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Publication:
2010
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Article
Journal
URISA Journal
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Volume
22
Issue
2
Pages
55-72
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No
Educational Research
Yes
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Abstract: This article recounts a decade-long quest to define the U.S. geospatial industry and its workforce. Its focus is a milestone reached in 2009–2010, when the U.S. Department of Labor issued descriptions of five new geospatial occupations, estimat