10 U.S.C. § 467 : US Code - Section 467: Definitions

      In this chapter:
        (1) The term "function" means any duty, obligation,
      responsibility, privilege, activity, or program.
        (2)(A) The term "imagery" means, except as provided in
      subparagraph (B), a likeness or presentation of any natural or
      manmade feature or related object or activity and the positional
      data acquired at the same time the likeness or representation was
      acquired, including - 
          (i) products produced by space-based national intelligence
        reconnaissance systems; and
          (ii) likenesses or presentations produced by satellites,
        airborne platforms, unmanned aerial vehicles, or other similar
        means.

        (B) Such term does not include handheld or clandestine
      photography taken by or on behalf of human intelligence
      collection organizations.
        (3) The term "imagery intelligence" means the technical,
      geographic, and intelligence information derived through the
      interpretation or analysis of imagery and collateral materials.
        (4) The term "geospatial information" means information that
      identifies the geographic location and characteristics of natural
      or constructed features and boundaries on the earth and includes -
       
          (A) statistical data and information derived from, among
        other things, remote sensing, mapping, and surveying
        technologies; and
          (B) mapping, charting, geodetic data, and related products.

        (5) The term "geospatial intelligence" means the exploitation
      and analysis of imagery and geospatial information to describe,
      assess, and visually depict physical features and geographically
      referenced activities on the earth. Geospatial intelligence
      consists of imagery, imagery intelligence, and geospatial
      information.