Geospatial Research Laboratory

GRL's website banner. The logo is a simple illustration of the Earth with North and South American visible. The logo also says GRL, Geospatial Research Laboratory, and includes the ERDC logo.


Making water cleaner and safer

Soldiers in austere environments can access cleaner, safer water thanks to GRL's patented test and purify invention.


Celebrating our honoree

Martha Kiene, a GRL division chief, was selected as an Army 2019 Joint Women's Leadership Symposium Meritorious Service Award recipient.


Collaborating to fight climate change

GRL research scientist Swathi Veeravalli joined other experts to discuss how complex crises are prompting more collaboration across agencies.


At ERDC’s Geospatial Research Laboratory (GRL), we’re providing accurate, relevant geospatial information, capabilities, and research for the warfighter. Learn about what we do and how you can join us.


Using a “Big Data” approach to find threats, fight terror
Whether at home or abroad, the main goal of any commander is to keep Soldiers safe. With that in mind, researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) have been using...
ERDC researchers earn six Black Engineer of the Year Awards
Six researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) were chosen to receive top honors at the 2021 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA), an event held virtually Feb...
ERDC researcher excels as emergency responder software inventor
As an intern and later a full-time research engineer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geospatial Research Laboratory (GRL), Dr. Michelle Hamilton invented a system...