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Presented here is a collection of geospatial data derivatives obtained from many sources including maps, aerial photographs, and remote sensors. Included is a list of public-domain software developed by USGS scientists and partners to support a wide variety of natural science research and mapping activities.
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Download from: EROS | Earth Explorer | National Atlas | National Map

Looking for an interactive map with layers: Try the Mapmaker at the National Atlas

 

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Software to read and access digital data

 

 

For Scientists and Professionals

 

Digital Line Graphs

DLGs are digital versions of paper topo maps

 

DLG Fact Sheet

 

 

Guide to USGS DLG Data

 

 

DLG Standards

 

 

Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles

DOQs are aerial photographs that can be used like a map

 

Download DOQ Data

 

 

DOQ Home Page

 

 

DOQ Fact Sheet

 

 

DOQ Standards

 

 

National Elevation Dataset

The NED provides elevation data across the US

 

NED Home Page

 

 

NED Fact Sheet

 

 

NED Standards

 

 

Global Multi-resolution Terrain Elevation Data 2010 (GMTED2010)

 

(No Charge)
The Global Multi-resolution Terrain Elevation Data 2010 (GMTED2010) provides a new level of detail in global topographic data. The GMTED2010 product suite contains seven new raster elevation products for each of the 30-, 15-, and 7.5-arc-second spatial resolutions and incorporates the current best available global elevation data.
GMTED2010 Viewer  EarthExplorer

 

National Hydrography Dataset

The NHD is a comprehensive set of digital spatial data that contains information about surface water

 

Download NHD Data

 

 

NHD Home Page

 

 

NHD Fact Sheet

 

 

NHD Standards

 

 

Land Use and Land Cover Data

Land use data describes what type of natural or manmade elements are using that land

 

Download National Land Cover Dataset 1992

 

 

Land Cover Institute Home Page

 

 

Scientific Software

 

General Software

Software tools created by or for USGS, and used to display, create, or intrepret geospatial data and information

 

Digital Mapping Software and Utilities

 

 

Public Domain Software for SDTS

 

 

Software and Predictive Models

 

 

Metadata Software

 

 

Software Tools and Utils from Global Change

 

 

dlgv32 Pro

 

 

Image Processing

Interpretation and analysis tools for a variety of imagery and data sources

 

Image Processing Software from Flagstaff

 

 

Remote Video Monitoring Image Processing

 

 

Interactive Aerotriangulation System

 

 

Spectroscopy Lab Software Tools

 

 

Thematic

Applications that focus on narrow, closely defined topics or data

 

Water Resources Application Software

 

 

Water Models and Modelling Tools

 

 

One-Dimensional Transport with Inflow

 

 

Watershed Software

 

 

Bedform Sedimentology Software

 

 

Software from Northern Prairie Wildlife

 

 

Potential-Field Geophysical S/W

 

 

Geophysical Unit in MenloPark

 

 

VolQuake: Seismicity Associated with Volcanic Activity

 

 

Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

 

 

Famine Early Warning System Data Mgmt

 

 
   

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