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Date published: June 6, 2019

Volunteers Collect and Edit Over 400K Structure Points!

The National Map Corps volunteers are a force that can't be stopped! In just over a year, volunteers have collected another 100,000 structures points, bringing the total to more than 400,000.

Date published: May 31, 2019

The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season is Here, USGS is Ready

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1, and the U.S. Geological Survey is prepared to provide science that can help guide efforts to protect lives and property if a major storm makes landfall this season.

Date published: May 1, 2019

TNMCorps Newsletter - May 2019

The National Map Corps May 2019 Newsletter (Vol. 5, Issue 2) is now available. 

Date published: March 1, 2019

TNMCorps Newsletter - March 2019

The National Map Corps March 2019 Newsletter (Vol. 5, Issue 1) is now available. 

Date published: February 7, 2019

USGS 3DEP Lidar Point Cloud Now Available as Amazon Public Dataset

The USGS 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) is excited to announce the availability of a new way to access and process lidar point cloud data from the 3DEP repository.

Date published: December 18, 2018

Editing over the Holidays!

The holidays are always a busy and sometimes stressful time of year: food to cook, houses to clean, trips to plan, gifts to buy, family to coordinate, the list goes on. So we completely understand that editing data for The National Map Corps might not be high on your list of priorities these days. --*Sigh*

Date published: November 1, 2018

TNMCorps Newsletter - November 2018

The National Map Corps November 2018 Newsletter (Vol. 4, Issue 6) is now available.  

Date published: October 31, 2018

National Hydrography October 2018 Newsletter released

The USGS National Hydrography Dataset Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 10, October 2018 has been released and posted for viewing.

Date published: October 31, 2018

Favorite Headstones and Mapping

The National Map Corps encourages and leverages volunteer citizen scientists to update structure data to The National Map. To reward, recognize and motivate these participants, the program awards “virtual” badges for increasing levels of edits and submission.

Date published: October 30, 2018

USGS Topo Base Map Refreshed and Other Updates

The “USGS Topo Base Map” service named “USGS Topo” has been refreshed with new data and design changes. In addition, several of the “Data Availability”, or “Data Index” services have new cloud hosted URLs.

Date published: October 1, 2018

National Hydrography September 2018 Newsletter released

The USGS National Hydrography Dataset Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 9, September 2018 has been released and posted for viewing.

Date published: September 25, 2018

FY19 U.S. Geological Survey Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program Released

Partnership opportunities for the acquisition of lidar data issued.