Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)

What is Geospatial Intelligence?

Geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) refers to the collection, analysis and dissemination of imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess and visually depict physical features and geographically-referenced activities in the air, land, maritime and space domains.

GEOINT covers a spectrum of geospatial data, information and intelligence, including but not limited to:

  • activities and events
  • aeronautical
  • bathymetric
  • elevation and depth
  • geodesy
  • human geography
  • hydrographic
  • imagery
  • intelligence mission data
  • maritime
  • meteorological
  • names and boundaries
  • oceanographic
  • targeting
  • topographic.