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Date published: July 29, 2021

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in AK

This challenge is now complete! Thank you to everyone who contributed!

Date published: July 29, 2021

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Fire Stations in MS

This challenge is now complete! Thank you to everyone who contributed!

Date published: July 28, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in IA & MN!

Here’s a new challenge for City / Town Halls in Iowa and Minnesota!

Date published: July 28, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Schools with No Edit History in CO!

With back-to-school season upon us, TNMCorps Mapping Challenges shift to the High Plains and Rocky Mountains as we launch a new challenge for schools with no edit history in Colorado.   

Date published: July 28, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Law Enforcement in KS & OK!

TNMCorps mapping challenges continue in the Midwest with a new challenge for law enforcement features in Kansas and Oklahoma! This is an excellent challenge for Standard Editors and Peer Reviewers with many red and green points that need to be confirmed.

Date published: July 27, 2021

Midwestern Roots tie Landsat Mural Artist to USGS EROS Center

Lompoc, California and the Landsat program have a long and storied history.

All eight Landsat satellites have launched from the military installation now known as Vandenberg Space Force Base (SFB), which will soon host the ascent of Landsat 9. 

Date published: July 26, 2021

TNMCorps Newsletter – July 2021

The National Map Corps July 2021 Newsletter (Vol. 7, Issue 4) is now available.

Date published: July 20, 2021

New Land Cover Maps Capture Nearly Two Decades of Change Across the U.S.

The U.S. Geological Survey recently released updated land cover maps for the conterminous United States that depict 18 years of change to the Nation’s landscapes. New maps comparing the 2001 to 2019 National Land Cover Databases show that more than 10 percent of land cover in the Lower 48 states changed during that time, largely in forested areas.

Date published: July 12, 2021

USGS Geospatial Information Response Team (GIRT) earns 2021 Esri SAG Award

The USGS, Geospatial Information Response Team has been selected to receive a Special Achievement in GIS Award at the 2021 Esri worldwide User’s Conference.

Date published: July 9, 2021

Examples of How Landsat Supports Great Lakes Restoration

Thousands of years ago, the receding Laurentide Ice Sheet gave North America a gift: five large lakes.

Date published: July 8, 2021

Study of California Blue Oak Decline During Drought Draws Interest

A study published June 29, 2021 in the journal Frontiers in Climate, titled “Hotter Drought Escalates Tree Cover Declines in Blue Oak Woodlands of California,” by four EROS scientists, already has been attracting attention.

Date published: July 8, 2021

Get Crafty with Landsat!

NASA Invites You to Create Landsat-Inspired Arts and Crafts