Oregon Geospatial Enterprise Office

The Geospatial Enterprise Office (GEO) provides GIS coordination for state agencies​​​​​​​

Visio​​n

  • Multi-jurisdiction geographic information management will be more efficient and better coordinated.
  • Organizations will more fully capitalize on past and current investments in GIS.
  • Considerable redundancy and duplication in data collection, data maintenance, data storage, and system resources across and within organizations will be reduced. Simultaneously, data maintenance planning and activities will allow programs to be more effective in satisfying their mandates.
  • Complete, high-quality GIS data coverage will exist and data quality will allow all broad-based user needs and citizen expectations to be met.
  • Procedures, standards, and stewardship practices for effective maintenance of regional and local geographic data will be improved.
  • Access to data and technology will be more consistent, with less regional disparity.
  • Opportunities for leveraging outside funds will be more fully explored and realized.

Organizatio​​​n

The Geospatial Enterprise Office (GEO) provides GIS coordination for state agencies and is the main GIS point of contact for other agencies or organizations. It provides statewide leadership to promote GIS technology use and ensure availability of easily accessible, high quality geographic information. GEO relies on collaborative efforts between state, federal, and local governments to ensure completeness and accuracy of shared data.​

Responsibilities​​

  • ​​The development, maintenance, and hosting of Oregon's Digital Spatial Data Library.
  • Communication of GIS initiatives among local, regional, state, and federal agencies.
  • Assistance with coordination of GIS activities for Oregon state agencies.

 

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Mission state​ment
We serve state government to benefit the people of Oregon.​