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Date published: May 4, 2017

Introducing the NHDPlus High Resolution: A new framework for water-related information

Great strides made toward a national hydrography framework with release of the initial USGS NHDPlus High Resolution datasets.

Date published: April 20, 2017

National Hydrography Dataset / Watershed Boundary Dataset Map Service Improvement

As part of an ongoing effort to improve the suite of hydrography web-based map services, the USGS will separate the services for the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) and Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD).

Date published: March 30, 2017

Online Training on Using The National Map Products and Services

More than two dozen short videos on mastering USGS geospatial tools now available

Date published: March 27, 2017

New Hydro Map Service Available

The U.S. Geological Survey releases a new tile cached map service for hydrography

Date published: March 14, 2017

2017 Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award

Calling for nominations to honor outstanding accomplishments to the spatial data infrastructure mission of the Department of Interior

Date published: March 14, 2017

2017 Lidar Partnership Awards Announced

Collaboration funding continues to move the 3D Elevation Program forward

Date published: March 6, 2017

Arctic SDI Pilot Demonstration

Geospatial data – a tool for better informed decisions and more efficient administration of the Arctic.

Date published: February 9, 2017

New National Map Corps Editor Available

Participation in The National Map Corps made easier for citizen scientists.

Date published: February 8, 2017

Imagery Services Update to The National Map

The USGS announces the sunset of National Map High Resolution Orthoimagery Data and Service

Date published: November 29, 2016

USGS Support to the Department of Defense - U.S. Northern Command

USGS has many partnerships, both foreign and domestic, that enhance our science capabilities, provide needed support to others, and expand our ability to serve the global community.  One little-known partnership that serves both foreign and domestic needs is the USGS science support to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) - U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM).  

Date published: November 1, 2016

USGS National Map Orthoimagery Map Services Transition and Other Map Service Changes

As part of The National Map transition to cloud hosting, several of the National Map NAIP Orthoimagery Services will be provided under new URLs.

Date published: September 22, 2016

The National Map Corps Mapping Challenge

Results of the Pennsylvania and New York Law Enforcement Mapping Challenges Released