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Geospatial Service and Technology Center
2222 West 2300 South
Salt Lake City, Utah


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[Photograph]: Panoramic view of trees in the foreground, against a background showing a blue sky with few clouds, water, and mountains.
[photography] two gis professionals consulting over a stack of maps. The Geospatial Service and Technology Center (GSTC) is a U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service facility located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Co-located with the Remote Sensing Applications Center, the two centers provide the Forest Service with a range of geographic information products and related technical and training services.

GSTC Products include:

Cartographic Feature Files
Digital Elevation Models
Digital Orthophoto Quads
Softcopy Primary Base Series maps (raster map images)
Hardcopy Primary and Secondary Base Series maps

Services include:

Geographic information systems (GIS) technical support
Applications and techniques development
Data clearinghouse functions at
Training and technology transfer

We also partner with the Enterprise Data Warehouse at

This suite of products and services provides the Forest Service with the geospatial foundation needed for effective use of GIS and related geospatial technologies. GSTC programs are closely coordinated with other Forest Service units and federal agencies engaged in geospatial activities.

Click here for a printable brochure of the GSTC. pdf format

For information about the Center and its programs, contact David Grey,
GSTC Group Leader
801-975-3441 (voice)

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