Western Geographic Science Center


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Date published: November 21, 2018

Field Photo Map

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) Land Cover Trends field photography collection is 33,000 ground-referenced photos at a national-scale. The photos initially served as a research tool to aid in Landsat-derived land-use/land-cover (LULC) change analyses and assessments between 1999 and 2009.

Date published: April 13, 2018

GFSAD30 Products and Webmaps

The above map is an example of the 30 meter Cropland Extent products that are available for inspection on Croplands.org. Users can explore additional data sets such as 250 meter data and 1 kilometer data. Likewise, users have the ability to zoom in to examine individual pixels.

Date published: November 2, 2017

Fog Research: Network and Sites (FRNS)

Network with us to study fog. Add your research site. Add your fog water collecting site. Add information about your research or studies. Help create a vibrant place to learn about fog, stratus, low clouds, and the ecosystems alive with fog.

Date published: April 12, 2017

Hazard Exposure Reporting and Analytics (HERA)

The Hazard Exposure Reporting and Analytics (HERA) application was developed to provide users with insight on potential population, economic, land cover, and infrastructure vulnerability resulting from a given hazard. Interactive maps and graphics allow users to examine hazard exposure for individual communities, to compare exposure for multiple communities and changes in hazard exposure.