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The Decades

The web site was developed to enable the sharing of historical documents (text reports, still pictures, and videos) from the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. While a significant amount of information exists on the site now, we will continually add to the site as we discover it to preserve more and more history.  The site is organized by decade, followed by tabs containing Documents or Videos.  Individual decades may have additional categories such as Newsletters, Reports or Anniversaries.  Pictures utilize a gallery approach.