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Mapping technology threatens USGS jobs

Fewer mapmakers needed as agency prepares a competitive sourcing bid

The U.S. Geological Survey, which issues most official maps, is considering outsourcing or eliminating most of its major mapping technology operations because commercial remote-sensing products and other advanced technologies have replaced field surveyors.

(From Federal Computer Week.com)

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