Study of the earth's landforms, topography, and climate, the distribution of flora and fauna, and the distribution, culture, and activities of human populations.
Mapping benefits from updated ifsar data in Alaska: improved source data enables better maps [ More info] Higher resolution digital topographic maps for Alaska are derived from interferometric synthetic aperture radar combined with other remote sensing data.
Mapping grasslands suitable for cellulosic biofuels in the Greater Platte River Basin, United States [ More info] Study to identify grasslands that may be suitable for cellulosic feedstock production. Producing ethanol from non-cropland areas such as grassland will minimize the effects of biofuel developments on global food supplies.
Mapping perennial vegetation cover in the Mojave Desert [ More info] Field data and satellite images allow us to make a calibrated model of percent vegetation cover, which we can use to inform scientific investigations and land management efforts.
Mapping, monitoring, and modeling Western Gateway Community landscape dynamics [ More info] Geospatial analysis of factors affecting communities that are adjacent to Federal lands, especially those lands subject to varying public interest and visitation.
Mid-Continent Mapping Center [ More info] Overview of the Mid-Continent Mapping Center, Rolla, Missouri: a production, research, and data management facility for maps and digital cartographic data products, with links to directions, programs, mapping products, and visitors center.
Monitoring floods and fires during the summer of 2011--The value of the Landsat satellite 40-year archives [ More info] Examples showing the use of historical satellite imagery for assessing the extent and severity of landscape hazards such as fires and floods.
Multibeam mapping of selected areas of the outer continental shelf, northwestern Gulf of Mexico: data, images, and GIS [ More info] Report provides the multibeam bathymetry and acoustic backscatter data, images, FGDC-compliant metadata, and GIS data from the 2002 surveys and 1997 USGS surveys of the Gulf.
National Aerial Photography Program (NAPP)- Ordering Aerial Photography [ More info] Enables locating and ordering aerial photography produced under the National Aerial Photography Program (NAPP)from the EROS data center with links to product description, prices, search & order, custom enlargements and certification.
National Atlas Map Maker - Map layers [ More info] Links to hundreds of map layers of geospatial information listed by subjects for use with the National Atlas Map Maker to assemble, view, and print customized maps using one or more of the layers.
National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program [ More info] Geological mapping carried out by USGS in close cooperation with state, university, and federal partners. Includes general information about geological maps and mapping standards.
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