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Created by an act of Congress in 1879, the U.S. Geological Survey has evolved over the decades, matching its talent and knowledge to the progress of science and technology. The USGS is the sole science agency for the Department of the Interior. It is sought out by thousands of partners and customers for its natural science expertise and its vast earth and biological data holdings. 

About Us

About Us

Survey Manual

Survey Manual

Organization

Organization

Key Officials

Key Officials

Congressional

Congressional

Budget

Budget

Careers and Employees

Careers and Employees

Doing Business

Doing Business

Emergency Management

Emergency Management