The Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS) Program of the Department of the Interior is contracting for the design and operational demonstration of a Natural Resources Information System (NARIS). The contract will be administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Land Management.
The EROS Program, directed by USGS Director W.T. Pecora, is supporting a continuing effort to apply the latest aerospace technologies to problems of managing the vast resources that are the responsibility of the federal government. The program is conducted in cooperation with NASA.