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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 14, 2019

Executive Review: 2019 Mid-Atlantic Smallmouth Bass Health Assessment

Potomac Riverkeeper Network — October 14, 2019

Date published: October 3, 2019

Volunteers Mapping the Nation

A dedicated and prolific citizen science volunteer with The National Map Corps endorses participation in TNMCorps project.

Date published: October 3, 2019

Mapping Challenge: Summary Results for City / Town Hall Structures in NJ, NY & PA

Our Mid-Atlantic City / Town Hall mapping challenge is now finished!!  A huge shout-out to all of our volunteers who participated in this challenge!  Here are the summary results and a timelapse our volunteer contributions.

Date published: October 1, 2019

NEW Lightning Challenge: Cemeteries in Calhoun, Jackson, and Kalamazoo Counties, MI

Here is a “spooktacular” challenge just in time for Halloween!  This challenge will focus on cemeteries in the Michigan counties of Calhoun, Jackson, and Kalamazoo.

Date published: September 30, 2019

NEW Mapping Challenge: City / Town Hall Structures in OH and WV

We've launched a new Mapping Challenge! This challenge will focus on City / Town Hall structures in Ohio and West Virginia.

Date published: September 26, 2019

FINISHED!! Mapping Challenge for City / Town Hall Structures in NJ, NY & PA

FINISHED!! Our Mapping Challenge for City / Town Hall Structures in the Mid-Atlantic is now complete!

Date published: September 25, 2019

TNMCorps Newsletter - September 2019

The National Map Corps September 2019 Newsletter (Vol. 5, Issue 4) is now available.

Date published: September 18, 2019

Powell Center How to submit a proposal Webinar

Have you ever wondered how to submit a proposal to the John Wesley Powell Center for Analysis and Synthesis?
Are you unsure if your idea is right for the Powell Center?
Join us for a How-To Webinar, Wednesday October 30th, 2019 at 11 MT to hear about the Powell Center.

Date published: September 18, 2019

USGS EDMAP Program – Call for Proposals

Calling all geoscience faculty conducting research or teaching geologic mapping. The USGS EDMAP Program is accepting funding proposals focusing on geologic mapping to support upper-level undergraduate and graduate students at their colleges or universities.