3D Elevation Program

3DEP Uses in the News*

3DEP provides expanded benefits to a range of Federal, State, local, and private industry applications.

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Learn about 3DEP's high-resolution topographic data applications with these in-depth Geo-narratives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019

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Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy

 

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2018

3DEP Map Viewer

 

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2017

Aerial graphic of Oso landslide

LiDAR News

 

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2016

 

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2015

 

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2014

A comparison of an air photo and a lidar image of an area along Secondary Road and Camp Creek, 12 miles north of John Day, OR.

GIM International

 

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2013

Oblique aerial photographs of Ocean Bay Park, Fire Island, New York.

CITYLAB

 

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The USGS Earth Mapping Resources Initiative and USGS 3D Elevation Program (3DEP), Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office, Natural Resources Conservation Services, and Bureau of Land Management have partnered to conduct airborne geophysical and 3DEP lidar surveys over parts of Nevada and California to collect information on undiscovered geothermal, critical mineral, and groundwater resources in the western Great Basin and the Walker Lane region. 

Learn more at www.usgs.gov/earthmri

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