National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines

National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines is agency of Philippine Government responsible for resource information and central mapping. National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines is authorized for surveying and mapping the water and land environment of the nation. National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines also provides support to the different programs of the National Government and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Philippines, under whom this organization functions.

National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines is responsible for providing geographic data, resource information and services related to map making to the private and public sector. This organization has played a leading role in the process of utilization of new advanced technologies in its work.

The different departments at National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines are
  • Remote Sensing and Resource Data Analysis Department- It conducts research projects in the field of GIS and remote sensing and also provides data and service
  • Information Management Department- It looks after developing and maintaining the information system which can be used by all.
  • Coast and Geodetic Surveys Department- It analyses the acquired oceanographic and hydrographic data for making tide predictions, nautical charts, issue navigational warnings
  • Mapping and Reprography Department- Produces, updates as well as maintains base maps which serve as inputs in developmental work by different authorities

National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines make great contributions in the development of Philippines by providing up to date and accurate geographical data.