Press Release

NASA Awards Socioeconomic Data and Application Center Distributed Active Archive Center Contract

By SpaceRef Editor
July 31, 2013
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NASA has awarded a contract to the Center for International Earth Science Information Network of the Earth Institute at the Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. This is a follow-on contract for the continued development and operation of the Socioeconomic Data and Application Center or SEDAC as a Distributed Active Archive Center or DAAC for NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System.

The total value of this cost no fee completion is contract $23,952,626 million that includes the base value plus four one-year options.

The base period of performance for this contract is from August 1, 2013 through July 31, 2014. There are four one-year options to extend the period of performance.

This contract is for the continued operation and maintenance of the SEDAC DAAC to perform data acquisition, application development of socioeconomic data, product generation, archive, distribution, user services, maintenance and operation of the systems and related science support activities.

The work will be performed primarily at Columbia University, New York, NY.

SpaceRef staff editor.