Cloud Hosting Solutions (CHS) provides a Cloud-based enterprise environment that supports hosted applications and a collection of managed services to advance the mission of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).  By leveraging cloud technologies, CHS is enabling the USGS to operate as a 21st century organization. CHS is developing an ecosystem of cloud-based services and tools that allow scientists to acquire, secure, store, share, process, analyze, model, visualize, and disseminate data in a common environment. CHS is operated and maintained by Enterprise Information staff in cooperation and governance with the Department.

Science Support Framework Category: Science Project Support

Author(s): Jennifer Erxleben ( - Office of Enterprise Information