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Our multimedia gallery represents a collection of high-quality images, videos, webcams, posters, presentations, and documents produced by the National Geospatial Program (NGP).

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September 30, 2016

Collecting Open Water Midsection ADCP Measurements in TRDI SxS Pro

In this video, we will demonstrate how to collect data at a station as part of an open water midsection ADCP measurement in TRDI SxS Pro. Note: Use of trade names is for descriptive purposes only, and does not imply endorsement by the USGS. For additional videos in this series, visit the following link: 

August 31, 2016

The US Interagency Elevation Inventory (USIEI) (Lesson 11a)

Lesson 11a: The US Interagency Elevation Inventory (USIEI) - This video demonstrates how to use the USIEI application to zoom, view footprints and attributes for existing topographic and bathymetric data and download the inventory to navigate to sites where the data can be downloaded. For the complete listing of videos part of the 'Using The National Map Products and

August 31, 2016

Creating a KML file and Shapefile (Lesson 11c)

Lesson 11c: Creating a KML file and Shapefile - In this lesson, you will learn how to create a KML file for your area of interest in Google Earth, and how to create a shapefile using the SeaSketch Interagency Elevation and Bathymetry Coordination site.

Image shows a silver benchmark set in concrete
July 20, 2016

USGS National Center Benchmark

A USGS benchmark at the USGS National Center.

Disney Epcot
June 20, 2016

Disney Epcot - Osceola county FL

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of Disney Epcot colorized by elevation.  Produced from QL2+ lidar acquired over Osceola County and the Reedy Creek Improvement District in Florida.

Black and white photo showing an engraver creating a contour plate for a topographic map
April 27, 2016

Copper Plate Engraver

With great precision, an engraver carefully cuts away small ribbons of copper to create the contour plate for a USGS topographic map.

Alaska Surveying
April 25, 2016

Alaska Surveyors Circa 1924

Alaska surveying crew circa 1924 using alidade and plane table; transportation by dogsled. USGS photo files.

Digital Elevation Model in the Atchafalaya Basin, LA
April 19, 2016

DEM in the Atchafalaya Basin, LA

Digital Elevation Model in the Atchafalaya Basin, LA

3D Lidar Point Cloud Image of San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge
April 18, 2016

3D Lidar Point Cloud Image of San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge

3D Lidar Point Cloud Image of San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge in California

March 17, 2016

Hydrography Webinar Series — Session 7

The USGS Hydrography Webinar Series shares success stories from users, provides information on The National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) and other related products, and provides a forum for users to learn more about Hydrography-related topics.

February 29, 2016

Starting Edge Data Collection in TRDI SxS Pro

In this video, we will demonstrate how to collect a starting edge as part of a midsection ADCP measurement in TRDI SxS Pro. Note: Use of trade names is for descriptive purposes only, and does not imply endorsement by the USGS. For additional videos in this series, visit the following link: 

February 29, 2016

Accounting for Under Ice Flow Angles in TRDI SxS Pro

In this video, we will discuss the specifics of accounting for under ice flow angles in the TRDI SxS Pro software. Note: Use of trade names is for descriptive purposes only, and does not imply endorsement by the USGS. For additional videos in this series, visit the following link: