The Gap Analysis Program (GAP) is an element of the U.S. Geological Survey. GAP helps to implement the Department of the Interior’s goals of inventory, monitoring, research, and information transfer. GAP has three primary goals:
To implement these goals, GAP carries out the following objectives:
GAP conducts national as well as regional and state projects, utilizing cooperative efforts among federal, state, and regional agencies and private organizations. GAP is one of the core products of the USGS Core Science Analytics and Synthesis program. The national GAP office is based in Boise, Idaho. Regional offices are located at North Carolina State University http://www.basic.ncsu.edu/, New Mexico State University http://case.nmsu.edu/case/index.htm, and University of Idaho http://gap.uidaho.edu . The National Program Coordinator is Kevin Gergely, based in Boise, Idaho.