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GNIS wins Alaska geospatial imagery services contract

Monday, July 1, 2019

The State of Alaska has awarded GeoNorth Information Systems, LLC of Anchorage, Alaska a multi-year contract to deliver geospatial imagery and related, technical support services. Under this contract, GNIS will deliver Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)-compatible, image streaming services, such as Web Mapping Services (WMS) and Web Mapping Tile Services (WMTS) to the general public, as well as technical support and related data provisioning services. More information about the services, and how to access them, is available on our website at: or email

GNIS are excited for this opportunity to continue working with the state and to support the geospatial user community throughout the state, and beyond.  

Jon Heinsius's picture
General Manager and Director, Geospatial Programs
Arlington, Virginia

Jon is the General Manager and Director of Geospatial Programs for GNIS. He is based in the Washington, DC area and has nearly 25 years of experience working in the geospatial industry, managing business development, sales and customer service for commercial providers of geospatial data, software and integrated solutions to Defense/Intelligence, Civilian Government and Commercial clients. 

About GeoNorth Information Systems

GeoNorth Information Systems is an Alaska Native Corporation,  SBA-certified 8(a) firm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Tatitlek Corporation. GeoNorth Information Systems provides technology services such as enterprise GIS (Geographic Information Systems), Web and Mobile Application Development and Commercial Satellite Imagery to public and commercial clients in Alaska and throughout the US.  The company is headquartered in Anchorage, AK. and maintains offices in the Denver, CO. and Washington, D.C. regions. For more information, please visit us at