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December 2, 2009

History of USGS Topographic Mapping

On December 3, 2009, more than 300 people gathered at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) headquarters in Reston, Virginia, to celebrate the 125th anniversary of USGS topographic mapping. The ceremony opened with a special production by Duke Ellington School of the Arts

December 2, 2009

Announcement of New Products and Services

On December 3, 2009, more than 300 people gathered at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) headquarters in Reston, Virginia, to celebrate the 125th anniversary of USGS topographic mapping. The ceremony opened with a special production by Duke Ellington School of the Arts

December 2, 2009

Reflections on National Topographic Mapping

On December 3, 2009, more than 300 people gathered at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) headquarters in Reston, Virginia, to celebrate the 125th anniversary of USGS topographic mapping. The ceremony opened with a special production by Duke Ellington School of the Arts

December 2, 2009

Opening, Musical and Introduction

On December 3, 2009, more than 300 people gathered at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) headquarters in Reston, Virginia, to celebrate the 125th anniversary of USGS topographic mapping. The ceremony opened with a special production by Duke Ellington School of the Arts

December 2, 2009

Awards Presentation

On December 3, 2009, more than 300 people gathered at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) headquarters in Reston, Virginia, to celebrate the 125th anniversary of USGS topographic mapping. The ceremony opened with a special production by Duke Ellington School of the Arts

PE&RS January 2009 Cover
January 31, 2009

PE&RS January 2009 Cover

Cover image for the January 2009 Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing Journal

PE&RS September 2008 Cover
September 30, 2008

PE&RS September 2008 Cover

This is the cover of the September 2008 Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing Journal

PE&RS June 2006 Cover
June 30, 2006

PE&RS June 2006 Cover

This is the cover of the June 2006 Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing Journal

Lidar pulse vs lidar return
December 31, 2004

Lidar pulse vs lidar return

Graphical illustration of lidar pulse versus a lidar return

Image: USGS Topographers at Work
June 1, 1974

USGS Topographers at Work

Warren "Buz" Brown making second-order measurements using a Kern theodolite. The blind is to prevent temperature variations from affecting the instrument.

Image: USGS Topographers at Work
June 1, 1974

USGS Topographers at Work

Warren "Buz" Brown making second-order measurements using a Kern theodolite. The blind is to prevent temperature variations from affecting the instrument.

Image: USGS Topographers at Work
May 1, 1970

USGS Topographers at Work

USGS topographer Don Winstead working with a level in Hawaii.