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Date published: October 31, 2019

Mapping Challenge Update (10/31/19): Cemeteries in Calhoun, Jackson, and Kalamazoo Counties, MI

Trick-or-Treat! Calling all Standard Editors, Peer Reviewers, and Advanced Editors! We need your help reviewing cemeteries!

Date published: October 24, 2019

NEW!! Interactive Web Map for the TNMCorps Mapping Challenges!

Some of our tried and true editors have probably noticed that our recent mapping challenges have not been accompanied by an interactive web map.  This is because we've been busy behind the scenes working on a new platform for the Interactive Challenge Map.  

The wait is over and the moment is finally here!  Announcing our new Interactive Challenge Map!

Date published: October 24, 2019

FINISHED!! Mapping Challenge for Schools in Wayne Co, MI

This challenge is now CLOSED!  Thank you to all who contributed!

Date published: October 24, 2019

Mapping Challenge Update (10/24/19): City / Town Hall Structures in OH and WV

City/Town Halls continue to come in for this challenge!  Nice work!

Date published: October 24, 2019

Mapping Challenge Update (10/24/19): Cemeteries in Calhoun, Jackson, and Kalamazoo Counties, MI

Halloween is one of our favorite seasons here at TNMCorps!  Apparently our volunteers enjoy the season, too, with only 16 unedited (red) cemeteries remaining - nice work!  There's still more to be done with 67 edited (green) points needing review.  But that's where our spooktacular Peer Reviewers and Advanced Editors can help!

Date published: October 24, 2019

Research examines the health of yellow perch as an indicator of the health of the Chesapeake Bay, urbanization, and even changing weather patterns

University of Maryland College of Agriculture & Natural Resources — by Samantha Watters — October 24, 2019

Date published: October 24, 2019

USGS Releases New Lidar Base Specification

The U.S. Geological Survey National Geospatial Program (NGP) has released a new version of the USGS Lidar Base Specification (LBS) that defines deliverables for nationally consistent lidar data acquisitions.

Date published: October 23, 2019

FY20 U.S. Geological Survey Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program Released

Partnership opportunities for the acquisition of lidar data issued.

Date published: October 23, 2019

USGS Digital Elevation Models (DEM) Switching to New Distribution Format

In support of ongoing efforts to provide efficient, cloud ready, open data formats, the U.S. Geological Survey National Geospatial Program is announcing plans to migrate its 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) Digital Elevation Models (DEM) to a new data delivery format called Cloud Optimized Geotiff (COG) during the first half of fiscal year 2020.

Date published: October 21, 2019

Mapping Challenge Update (10/21/19): City / Town Hall Structures in OH and WV

Here's the weekly update for this challenge.  

Date published: October 21, 2019

Mapping Challenge Update (10/21/19): Schools in Wayne Co, MI

It's always exciting to see our volunteers chipping away at each challenge!  This challenge is close to being finished, but not quite yet.

Date published: October 21, 2019

Mapping Challenge Update (10/21/19): Cemeteries in Calhoun, Jackson, and Kalamazoo Counties, MI

Only 21 unedited points remain for this challenge - how exciting!  We also have 75 points that need to be confirmed by a Peer Reviewer or an Advanced Editor.