National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program


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Date published: September 20, 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT: NGGDPP Data Preservation Webinar Series - Fall 2021

The biennial Data Preservation Workshop has been modified to an abbreviated webinar series this year. The meetings will be facilitated via Microsoft Teams across 3 dates. Each of the dates will follow a theme and have 3 presenters over the course of an hour. We are excited to host and participate in this information and experience exchange! Contact nggdpp@usgs....

Date published: April 24, 2020

Kansas Geological Survey gets Funding for Preservation and to Study Critical Minerals

To continue long-term efforts to preserve its collections, the Kansas Geological Survey will receive funding from the U.S. Geological Survey. The award also will be used, for the first time, to inventory the state’s critical minerals.  Read entire news post from University...

Date published: July 25, 2019

2019 NGGDPP Data Preservation Workshop

The 2019 NGGDPP Data Preservation Workshop will be held at the Colorado School of Mines, September 24-26, 2019.  Details for the conference are being posted in the NGGDPP data preservation confluence page, feel free to contact with questions.

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.