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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!

Date published: July 29, 2020

TNMCorps Newsletter – July 2020

The National Map Corps July 2020 Newsletter (Vol. 6, Issue 4) is now available.

Date published: July 28, 2020

Citizen Scientist Appreciates the Opportunity to Contribute to National Mapping

A young citizen science volunteer and avid trail enthusiast enjoys “giving back” by helping to map the Nation.

July 23, 2020

3DEP Lidar Base Spec News - Vol. 1 | Issue 2

The status of some of the Lidar Base Specification revisions has changed since the last newsletter. 

Changes:

Vertical accuracy assessment using ground points: approved by ESRB

Swath Separation Images: New requirement, approved by ESRB

Date published: July 16, 2020

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge! Schools in ME, NH, & VT

It’s rapidly approaching back-to-school season with summer half way over.  To help our volunteers prepare for the transition, TNMCorps has launched a new mapping challenge for schools in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Date published: July 16, 2020

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Fire Stations in AL

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

Date published: July 14, 2020

TRAILS Project Earns the 2020 Esri SAG Award

The Department of Interior sponsored National Digital Trails Project and USGS National Geospatial Program (NGP) have been selected to receive a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award for the Trail Routing, Analysis, and Information Linkage System (TRAILS) decision support tool.

Date published: July 13, 2020

USGS Specifications for Deriving Hydrography from Elevation Data are Now Available

The USGS has released specifications for deriving hydrography from elevation data for use in updating the National Hydrography Dataset.

Date published: June 26, 2020

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Schools in Louisiana!

Before we leave the Gulf of Mexico, here is a new challenge for schools in Louisiana!  Features participating in this challenge include General Schools, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, and High Schools.

Date published: June 26, 2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Hall Structures in FL

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

Date published: June 25, 2020

Plan Your Next River Trip to Explore the Great Outdoors From Your Computer Using Streamer

Streamer is an online mapping application for exploring downstream and upstream along America’s rivers and streams.