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Date published: November 17, 2021

GeoFlight Takes to the Air to Help Identify Geothermal and Mineral Resources at the Salton Sea

The following is an excerpt from a joint blog post issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office and the Department of the Interior’s Office of Water & Science regarding the new GeoFlight: Salton Trough initiative.

Date published: November 16, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Halls in TX

Summary statistics are now available for this challenge. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

Date published: November 8, 2021

First Images of Earth Taken by the Landsat 9 Satellite Released

Landsat 9, a joint mission from the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA that launched Sept. 27, has collected its first images of Earth.  

Date published: November 4, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Lightning Challenge for City / Town Halls in Ohio & Michigan!

Now that our initial collection efforts have wrapped up, we’re going to revisit a few of the earlier states to make sure that all eligible city/town halls have been collected. This is our first of these challenges and will focus on city / town halls in Ohio and Michigan!

Date published: November 4, 2021

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in Texas

This challenge is now complete! Thanks to everyone who participated!

Date published: October 25, 2021

TNMCorps Newsletter – October 2021

The National Map Corps October 2021 Newsletter (Vol. 7, Issue 5) is now available.

Date published: October 19, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Law Enforcement in KS & OK

Summary statistics are now available for this challenge. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

Date published: October 14, 2021

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Law Enforcement in KS & OK

This challenge is now complete! Thanks to everyone who participated!

Date published: October 5, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Schools with No Edit History in Colorado

Summary statistics are now available for this challenge. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

Date published: September 30, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Cemeteries in Western Tennessee

With school schedules settling in and the Colorado Schools challenge now complete, we are launching a “spooktacular” challenge to kick off the fall season. This challenge will focus on cemeteries in Western Tennessee.  

Date published: September 30, 2021

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Schools with No Edit History in Colorado

Volunteers have now completed their first challenge focusing on points with no edit history - CONGRATS! A special thanks to everyone who contributed!

Date published: September 30, 2021

FY22 U.S. Geological Survey Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program Released

The USGS has issued the Fiscal Year 2022 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the 3D Elevation Program. Partnership opportunities for the acquisition of lidar data now available.