Memorandums of Understanding (MOU)

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USGS
August 3, 2016

Addendum to MOU between the USGS and the Colorado School of Mines

Subject: Colorado School of Mines
Date Signed: 8/3/2016

USGS
December 7, 2017

List of MOUs, updated 12/7/2017

List of Memorandums of Understanding (MOU). Updated 12/7/2017

USGS
February 23, 2012

MOU - Cave and Karst Resources

Subject: Collaboration and cooperation in the management, research, protection, and conservation of cave and karst resources.
Date Signed: 2/23/2012
Agencies: DOI; USGS, BLM, FWS, NPS, and USDA; U.S. Forest Service 

USGS
September 14, 2016

MOU - Collaborate on the Landsat 9 Project

Subject: Interagency Annex Under Umbrella Agreement to collaborate on the Landsat 9 Project 
Date Signed: Sep. 14, 2016
Agencies: NASA and USGS

USGS
October 1, 1998

MOU - Commemorating the Bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Subject: To collaborate in commemorating the Bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Date Signed: 10/1/1998
Agencies: Department of the Army COE, Department of Education, DOI, DOT, National Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Council 

USGS
September 18, 2008

MOU - Conservation and Management of Greater Sage-Grouse

 

Subject: A partnership for cooperation among the participating State and federal land, wildlife management and science agencies in the conservation and management of Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) habitats and other sagebrush-dependent wildlife throughout the Western United States and Canada.

USGS
May 28, 1996

MOU - Cooperation in Science and Technology Planning and Development

Subject: Cooperation in Science and Technology Planning and Development.
Date Signed: 05/28/96

USGS
May 1, 2012

Mou - Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units

Subject: To promote, conduct, and provide research, studies, assessments, monitoring, technical assistance, and educational services nationwide in support of the missions of participating federal agencies and their partners concerning natural and cultural resource management on public and/or private lands and waters, and management of public trust

USGS
June 10, 1997

MOU - DoD Environmental Responsibilities and Related Issues

Subject: To ensure optimum efficiency and maximum benefit to the Federal Government by integrating the resouces and expertise of the USGS with thos of the DoD in addressing environmental responsibilities and related issues.
Date Signed: 6/10/1997 

USGS
February 8, 2006

MOU - Energy Right-of-Way Corridors

Subject: To delineate certain of the Agencies' duties under the sections that require the Agencies to coordinate all applicable Federal authorizations and environmental reviews related to energy right-of-way corridor planning and energy right-of-way administration for proposed or exisitng utility facilities. 
Date signed: 2/8/2006

USGS
June 30, 2014

MOU - Establishing the Federal Native Plant Conservation Committee

Subject: Establishing the Federal Native Plant Conservation Committee of the Plant Conservation Alliance to continue the work of a Federal Native Plant Conservation Committee, through the Plant Conservation Alliance. The Committee will identify and recommend, as appropriate, priority conservation needs for native plants and their habitats and coordinate

USGS
March 16, 1988

MOU - Experimental Land Remotely Sensed Data

Subject: Experimental land removely sensed data processing, distribution, archiving, and related science support.
Date Signed: 03/16/88

USGS
September 1, 1997

MOU - Geologic, Mineral, Energy, and Environmental Information

Subject: Geologic, Mineral, Energy, and Environmental Information for Ecologically Based Management of Federal Lands
Date Signed: 09/01/1997
Agencies: BLM, USDA Forest Service, USGS 

USGS
May 4, 2004

MOU - Great Lakes Deep-Water Fish Assessment and Ecology Activities

Subject: Coordination and Joint Impelmentation of Great Lakes Deep-Water Fish Assessment and Ecology Activities.
Date Signed: 5/4/2004
Agencies: Council of Lake Committees, USGS, FWS 

USGS
March 22, 2016

MOU - Integrated and Adaptive Water Resources Management

Subject: Collaborative Science, Services and Tools to Support Integrated and Adaptive Water Resources Management
Date Signed: March 22, 2016
Agencies: Army Corps of Engineers of the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Geological Survey of the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Federal Emergency Management

USGS
September 2, 2016

MOU - Interagency Agreement on Carhart National Wilderness Training

Subject: Interagency Agreement on Carhart National Wilderness Training Center
Date Signed: Sep. 2, 2016
Agencies: DOI/BLM; USFWS; NPS; and USGS and USDA/Forest Service

USGS
February 18, 1993

MOU - Landsat 7 Data Processing, Archiving and Distribution System

Subject: Development, procurement, implementation and operation of the Landsat 7 data processing, archiving and distribution system.
Date Signed: 02/18/93

USGS
January 13, 2005

MOU - Management of the National Wilderness Preservation System

Subject: Cooperation on issues related to the management and stewardship of the National Wilderness Preservation System, including but not limited to, the operation of the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center, and the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute.
Date Signed: 1/13/2005
Agencies: USDA

USGS
September 28, 2011

MOU - Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

Subject: To provide a framework for cooperation and coordination among the Agencies in achieving the objectives of the Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) Federal Steering Committee
Date Signed: September 28, 2011
Agencies: Bureau of Reclamantion, Dept. of Defense, EPA, Farm Service Agency, FWS

USGS
October 10, 2012

MOU - Priority Drugs for Use in Public Aquaculture

Subject: To coordinate and collaborate on research and data submittals to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) for approval of priority drugs for use in public aquaculture in the United States. NOAA-NMFS, the FWS, the USGS, and AFWA are herein referred to as Partners

USGS
March 22, 2007

MOU - Quantify the Conservation Benefits of Land Management Practices

Subject: A partnership to support research, development, and information transfer to quantify the conservation benefits of land management practices and programs administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Date Signed: 3/22/2007 
Agencies: USGS, USFWS,

USGS
June 30, 2004

MOU - Science-Based Biological Information for Natural Resource Manage

Subject: Collaborate to develop and exchange science-based biological information for natural resource managers and to ensure preparedness, professionalism, and continuing education of wildlife biologists. 
Date signed: 6/30/2004

USGS
September 27, 2016

MOU - Sustainable Land Imaging Research, Development, and Operations

Subject: Umbrella Interagency Agreement - for Sustainable Land Imaging Research, Development, and Operations
Date Signed: Sep. 27, 2016 (by Tom Iseman, Principal Dep Assistant for Water and Science)
Agencies: NASA and DOI

USGS
October 24, 2007

MOU between The Coevolution Institute and the USGS

Subject: North American Pollinators
Date Signed: 10/24/2007

The objectives of this Agreement are to (1) establish a framework for cooperative programs that promote research relevant to conservation and management of pollinators, their habitats and associated ecosystems, and (2) make biological information on native North

USGS
June 3, 2005

MOU between the USGS and Clean Beaches Council

Subject: Cooperation in the effective delivery of science products that are of relevance to the mutual interests of the parties that educate and inform resource managers, policy makers, and the general public.
Date Signed: 6/3/2005

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the United States Geological Survey, hereafter

USGS
September 29, 2017

MOU between the USGS and Great Lakes Commission

Subject: Establishes an institutional mechanism to support ongoing collaboration between the USGS and the GLC to advance mutual goals and objectives related to Great Lakes conservation, protection, sustainable use and development.
Date Signed: 9/29/2017 ​​​​​​​

This MOU establishes an institutional mechanism to support ongoing

USGS
October 22, 2014

MOU between the USGS and National Association of Geoscience Teachers

​​​​​​Subject: National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Date Signed: 10/22/2014

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) supersedes the MOU from May 26, 2009, relating to the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)-U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Cooperative Summer Field Training Program (CSFTP).  The program was

USGS
October 22, 2015

MOU between the USGS and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Subject: USGS/New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) through the National Cave and Karst Research Institute (NCKRI)-purpose of agreement is to provide a mechanism to foster interaction, cooperation and coordination between USGS and NMT/NCKRI
Date Signed: 10/22/15

The purpose of this Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) is

USGS
May 12, 2011

MOU between the USGS and the Colorado School of Mines

Subject: Colorado School of Mines
Date Signed: 05/12/2011

USGS
May 4, 2004

MOU between the USGS, the FWS, and the TWS

Subject: Coordination and Joint Impelmentation of Great Lakes Deep-Water Fish Assessment and Ecology Activities.
Date Signed: 5/4/2004

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishes and defines a collaborative working relationship between the USGS, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and The Wildlife Society (TWS) to

USGS
January 18, 2005

MOU between USGS and Air Force Space Command

Subject: Establish policies and administrative procedures that will facilitate cooperation and coordination between AFSPC and the DOI, USGS in development of regional geographic information data sets for the purpose of sharing of mapping information between AFSPC military installations and various city, county, State, tribal and Federal agencies.

USGS
June 9, 2014

MOU between USGS and Association of American State Geologists

Subject: Provide a mechanism to foster cooperation, and coordination between the Association of American State Geologists (AASG) and the U.S. Geological Survey
Date Signed: 6/9/2014

USGS
December 23, 2014

MOU between USGS and BIA Office of Trust Services

Subject: BIA-Office of Trust Services/USGS-National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center for Cooperative Staffing of Tribal Climate Scientist/Technical Support Coordination Positions.
Date Signed:  12/23/14

USGS
September 10, 1993

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Land Management - cartographic services

Subject: The production and exchange of cartographic products and services.
Date Signed: 09/10/1993

USGS
March 27, 1975

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Land Management - engineer exchange

Subject: Scientist and Engineer Exchange Program.
Date Signed: 03/27/1975

USGS
November 7, 1980

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Land Management - environmental policy

Subject: Procedures for complying with regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act.
Date Signed: 11/07/1980
 

USGS
July 12, 2001

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Land Management - fire management

Subject: Coordination and cooperation between the BLM and the USGS on science in support of fire management
Date Signed: 07/12/2001

USGS
May 29, 2003

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Land Management - land use planning

Subject: Provides general framework for coordination and cooperatin between the BLM and USGS on obtaining and sharing scientific data and knowledge to facilitate the BLM's land use planning.
Date Signed: 05/29/2003 

USGS
May 29, 2003

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Land Management - land use planning

Subject: Cooperation at the local, regional, and national levels to exchange data and information on the land use planning goals, objectives, and data needs of the BLM and the science capabilities of the USGS in assisting the BLM in meeting goals and objectives.
Date Signed: 05/29/2003

USGS
August 28, 2008

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Land Management - Natural Resource Mgmt

Subject: Science in Support of Natural Resource Management Between the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Geological Survey
Date Signed: 08/28/2008

USGS
September 9, 1982

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Land Management - program coordination

Subject: Interagency Committee for Program Coordination.
Date Signed: 09/09/1982

USGS
August 21, 1995

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Land Management - RIF

Subject: The assignment of selected USGS personnel to BLM field offices due to the RIF at the USGS.
Date Signed: 08/21/1995

USGS
June 19, 1963

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Reclamation - aerial photography, maps

Subject: Procedures for coordination of aerial photography and topographic mapping.
Date Signed: 06/19/1963

USGS
January 30, 1978

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Reclamation - BuRec facilities

Subject: Procedures for exchange of geologic, seismologic, and hydrologic information relevant to site selection, design, and review for BuRec facilities.
Date Signed: 01/30/1978

USGS
April 9, 1992

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Reclamation - coordinating committee

Subject: Interagency Coordinating Committee.
Date Signed: 04/9/1992

USGS
January 21, 1986

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Reclamation - Nevada Nuclear Waste

Subject: Roles and responsibilities for work associated with the Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigation.
Date Signed: 01/21/1986

USGS
May 31, 1988

MOU between USGS and Bureau of Reclamation - USAF installation

Subject: Risk assessments and design of remedial action plan related to USAF Installation Restoration Program.
Date Signed: 05/31/1988

USGS
July 28, 1998

MOU between USGS and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Subject: Reduction of Risks to Human Health from Hazardous Chemicals and Disease Causing Organisms.
Date Signed: 07/28/98

USGS
June 24, 2004

MOU between USGS and Department of Energy - geothermal resources

Subject: Collaborative studies in support of Geothermal Resource Assessment
Date Signed: 06/24/2004

In response to requests from Congress, other Federal agencies, state and local agencies, and the geothermal industry the USGS and the DOE are entering into this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to update the geothermal resource