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Date published: June 6, 2017

USGS Bridging Generations with WWII Technology

On June 6, 1944, thousands of men rained down from the skies onto the battlegrounds of Normandy. After five grueling years of war that shook the globe, D-Day’s victory swept the Allied nations into a wave of celebration.

Date published: June 1, 2017

As Hurricane Season Opens, USGS Is Ready

Scientists work in the field before, during and after landfall to improve forecasting and recovery.

 

 

Date published: May 4, 2017

Introducing the NHDPlus High Resolution: A new framework for water-related information

Great strides made toward a national hydrography framework with release of the initial USGS NHDPlus High Resolution datasets.

Date published: May 1, 2017

TNMCorps Newsletter - May 2017

The National Map Corps May 2017 Newsletter (Vol. 3, Issue 3) is now available.  

Date published: April 17, 2017

Mineral Discovery Could Mean Billions for Michigan

For more than two decades, researchers, geologists, and investors had no idea they were standing above tremendous wealth. Thousands of feet deep beneath the surface of western Michigan, a potential multibillion-dollar potash deposit was discovered. Potash—a mineral salt containing high levels of potassium—is an ingredient in fertilizer essential for growing crops.

Date published: March 30, 2017

Online Training on Using The National Map Products and Services

More than two dozen short videos on mastering USGS geospatial tools now available

Date published: March 27, 2017

New Hydro Map Service Available

The U.S. Geological Survey releases a new tile cached map service for hydrography

Date published: March 14, 2017

2017 Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award

Calling for nominations to honor outstanding accomplishments to the spatial data infrastructure mission of the Department of Interior

Date published: March 14, 2017

2017 Lidar Partnership Awards Announced

Collaboration funding continues to move the 3D Elevation Program forward

Date published: March 6, 2017

Arctic SDI Pilot Demonstration

Geospatial data – a tool for better informed decisions and more efficient administration of the Arctic.

Date published: March 1, 2017

TNMCorps Newsletter - March 2017

The National Map Corps March 2017 Newsletter (Vol. 3, Issue 2) is now available.