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Date published: April 9, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Appalachian Geoscience GeoCamp at West Virginia University

Program coordinators are now accepting applications for the 2019 Appalachian Geoscience GeoCamp

Date published: February 1, 2019

NGGDPP Grant Opportunity is Closed

Proposals were received from 36 state geological surveys requesting NGGDPP funding for the preservation of valuable geoscience data and materials for availability to the public and researchers.

Date published: December 3, 2018

NGGDPP Webinar for State Geological Surveys - Slides Available

NGGDPP webinar for state geological surveys participating in grant opportunity.

Date published: November 14, 2018

Jan. 30, 2019 - NGGDPP Webinar - Rescue of Valuable Geologic Collections in North Carolina

Collection rescue and preservation funded by a grant awarded to the North Carolina Geological Survey by the USGS National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program

Date published: April 17, 2017

Mineral Discovery Could Mean Billions for Michigan

For more than two decades, researchers, geologists, and investors had no idea they were standing above tremendous wealth. Thousands of feet deep beneath the surface of western Michigan, a potential multibillion-dollar potash deposit was discovered. Potash—a mineral salt containing high levels of potassium—is an ingredient in fertilizer essential for growing crops.