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Date published: September 17, 2020

Multiagency Initiative Begins Work on Critical Minerals and Geothermal Energy Research in Nevada

A multiagency partnership led by the USGS and the Department of Energy seeks to shed light on lithium and other critical mineral resource potential as well as geothermal energy potential in western Nevada

Date published: September 16, 2020

USGS and EERE: Collaborating to Strengthen America’s Energy and Resource Independence

In a joint blog post hosted by the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Rewenable Energy, DOE EERE Assistant Secretary Dan Simmons and Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Tim Petty announce a new partnership for geothermal energy and critical mineral research in western Nevada.

Date published: September 9, 2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Halls in ME, NH, & VT

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

Date published: September 3, 2020

FINISHED! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in ME, NH, & VT

This challenge is complete! Thank you to everyone who contributed!

August 28, 2020

Lidar Base Specification 2020 rev. A is now available

The 3DEP Lidar Base Specification 2020 rev. A is now available! 

This release of the Lidar Base Specification (LBS) introduces a new version naming convention to aid in tracking revisions and to clarify the year of release. This and following releases will labeled with "YYYY rev. L" where YYYY is the year of the release and L is a letter corresponding to the order of the release. 

Date published: August 27, 2020

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in MA, CT, & RI!

TNMCorps Mapping Challenges continue in New England with a new challenge for city/town halls in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island!

Date published: August 27, 2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Schools in ME, NH, & VT

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

Date published: August 6, 2020

FINISHED! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Schools in ME, NH, & VT

This challenge is complete! Thank you to everyone who contributed!

Date published: August 6, 2020

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Schools in OH, MI, & IN!

Our back-to-school theme continues with a new challenge for schools in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana!  Features participating in this challenge include General Schools, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, and High Schools.

Date published: August 3, 2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Schools in Louisiana

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

Date published: July 31, 2020

FINISHED! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Schools in Louisiana

This challenge is now complete! Thank you to everyone who contributed!

Date published: July 29, 2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Fire Stations in AL

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