PubTalk-08/2022 - The National Geologic Map Database - A wealth of geologic information at your fingertips!
The National Geologic Map Database
A wealth of geologic information at your fingertips!
By David Soller, USGS Geologist
- The USGS and State Geological Surveys have been making geologic maps since the 1800s - this data (and more) can be found in the National Geologic Map Database (NGMDB).
- Geologic maps provide information about the earth materials beneath our homes, and are essential for energy and mineral exploration, environmental studies, hazard mitigation, and more.
- Learn about the history of geologic mapping and how to access over 100,000 geologic maps and publications covering the U.S.
August 25, 2022 at 6PM PDT