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.


Electronic buoy invention directs river traffic more safely, economically
To improve marine navigation safety, enhance system efficiency and reduce buoys-tendering operational cost for the government, computer scientist Tung “Alex” Ly with the U.S. Army Engineer Research...
ERDC welcomes new GRL Director David Hibner
David Hibner was selected to the Senior Executive Service and began serving as the new director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Geospatial Research Laboratory (GRL)...
RD22 workshop addresses R&D challenges, emphasizes strategic collaboration
Scientists and engineers from across the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) participated in the organization’s Research and Development 2022 (RD22) workshop and symposium, April...