- The National Map is a framework for geographic knowledge needed by the Nation. It provides public access to consistent, high quality, geospatial data and information from multiple partners to help inform decision making by resource managers and the public.
- USGS scientist Edward Josberger discusses research from the past 50 years to measure changes in the mass (length and thickness) of three glaciers in Alaska and Washington. These are the longest such records in North America and among the longest in the world.
- A female grizzly bear family rambles through Yellowstone National Park. USGS researchers study population dynamics of these bears, as well as hazards they face. This information is used by resource managers and decision makers.