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Date published: July 16, 2020

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Fire Stations in AL

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

Date published: July 14, 2020

TRAILS Project Earns the 2020 Esri SAG Award

The Department of Interior sponsored National Digital Trails Project and USGS National Geospatial Program (NGP) have been selected to receive a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award for the Trail Routing, Analysis, and Information Linkage System (TRAILS) decision support tool.

Date published: July 13, 2020

USGS Specifications for Deriving Hydrography from Elevation Data are Now Available

The USGS has released specifications for deriving hydrography from elevation data for use in updating the National Hydrography Dataset.

Date published: July 10, 2020

Heavy rains clobbered water quality, but it wasn’t a total washout

Bay Journal — By Karl Blankenship — July 10, 2020

Date published: July 8, 2020

Chesapeake’s grasses hard hit by heat, high flows in 2019

Bay Journal — By Karl Blankenship — July 8, 2020

Date published: July 2, 2020

Mercury widespread in Chesapeake Bay headwaters fish

Bay Journal — By Jeremy Cox — Updated July 2, 2020

June 30, 2020

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter June 2020

The USGS provides research and monitoring to better understand and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. Our technical reports and journal articles, which we translate into science summaries, provide the findings used by federal, state, and local decisionmakers to inform restoration and conservation decisions. Here are some recent highlights.

Learn more about USGS Chesapeake Bay activities

Date published: June 26, 2020

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Schools in Louisiana!

Before we leave the Gulf of Mexico, here is a new challenge for schools in Louisiana!  Features participating in this challenge include General Schools, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, and High Schools.

Date published: June 26, 2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Hall Structures in FL

Summary statistics are now available. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

Date published: June 25, 2020

Plan Your Next River Trip to Explore the Great Outdoors From Your Computer Using Streamer

Streamer is an online mapping application for exploring downstream and upstream along America’s rivers and streams.

Date published: June 25, 2020

Groundwater and the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Quarterly — Volume 19, Number 1 — June 2020