Current funding for the Geomorphic Change Detection Software development(GCD 5) is being provided by the USGS’s Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center.

The GCD Software was originally developed by Joe Wheaton (Utah State University Department of Watershed Sciences), Chris Garrard (Utah State University RSGIS Lab), and James Brasington (University of Canterbury). The newest version of the GCD is currently under development by ESSA Technologies.

The current development team consists of Philip Bailey (North Arrow Research), Nick Ochoski (ESSA), Frank Poulsen (ESSA), and Joe Wheaton (USU).