Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium, University of North Dakota
Data Center Description
Every Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium (UMAC) http://www.umac.org/ activity is in response to a need expressed by individuals or organizations of stakeholders. The Consortium is distributed geographically to bring information close to its end users. UMAC includes partners in government, private industry, and non-governmental organizations as well.
The goal of the Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium (UMAC) is to provide information about the environment that enables people to make decisions improving there:
·Economic Competitiveness ·Quality of Life ·Educational Preparedness
The primary source of the information is data acquired by satellites and aircraft. Beneficiaries of the information include:
·Farmers practicing Precision Agriculture ·Ranchers seeking Optimum Grazing Capacities ·Foresters engaged in Sustainable Forestry ·Educators teaching Responsible Stewardship ·Students, K through lifelong learners, of Earth System Science