CompassData Industry Affiliations

Government and Professional Organizations

We Are Proud to be Affiliated with these Professional Organizations


Based in the Czech Republic

AccuEarth is an international mapping and surveying company. From global ground control point collection to custom Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) services, AccuEarth strives to achieve global mapping excellence. CompassData is proud of our affiliation with AccuEarth which was consummated in 2014.


The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

ASPRS is a scientific association serving more than 7,000 professionals worldwide. Its mission is to promote the ethical application of active and passive sensors, the disciplines of photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and other supporting geospatial technologies; to advance the understanding of the geospatial and related sciences; Keep reading…

to expand public awareness of the profession; and to promote a balanced representation of the interests of government, academia, and private enterprise.

CompassData is a sustaining member of ASPRS and adheres to the ASPRS Code of Ethics

CompassData recommends that purchasers of Ground Control Points, Field Data Collection Services, Human Geography and GNSS/GIS Independent QA/QC use the ASPRS procurement guidelines.


The Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS)

MAPPS is the only national association of business firms in the surveying, spatial data and geographic information systems field in the United States. MAPPS member firms are engaged in surveying, photogrammetry, satellite and airborne remote sensing, aerial photography, hydrography, aerial and satellite image processing, GNSS and GIS data collection and conversion services. Keep reading…

Our associate members include firms that provide products and services to our member firms, as well as other firms world-wide.

CompassData CEO W. Brant Howard served on the national governing board of MAPPS between 2004-2010, he is currently taking a hiatus.

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