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Using crowdsourcing techniques, the USGS project known as The National Map Corps (TNMCorps) encourages volunteer “citizen scientists” to collect manmade structure data such as police stations, schools, hospitals and cemeteries...
Are you a developer, firm, or organization using mobile or web applications to enable your users? The USGS has publicly available geospatial services and data to help your application development and enhancement.
The USGS, along with other federal, state, local and private agencies is establishing a new 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) designed to respond to the growing needs for three-dimensional mapping data of the United States.
Want to know how elevation will benefit your state? The USGS National Geospatial Program is advancing the 3D Elevation Program, known as 3DEP, in response to the growing need for high-quality three-dimensional representations of the Nation’s natural and constructed features.
Lesson 3b: The National Map Viewer Tool Functionality: Legend, Measure, Elevation Profile, and Spot Elevations. In this lesson, we will provide the user with a demonstration of functionality and capabilities of tools in The National Map Viewer.
Lesson 3a: The National Map Viewer Interface and Data Content. In this lesson, we will provide the user with an overview and demonstration of the interface and data content of The National Map Viewer.
Lesson 6b: Using USGS The National Map Data on Mobile Devices - This video demonstrates several mobile applications that utilize USGS The National Map Data, as well as the Mobile Atlas Creator.
Lesson 4b: Downloading Data with The National Map Download Client - This video discusses the process of using The National Map Download Client to download data.
Lesson 4c: Downloading Maps with The National Map Download Client - This video discusses the process of using The National Map Download Client to download maps.
Lesson 4a: Using The National Map Download Client - This video provides a brief introduction to using The National Map Download Client interface.
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