National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program
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.
NGGDPP webinar for state geological surveys participating in grant opportunity.
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
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.