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Date published: February 8, 2017

Imagery Services Update to The National Map

The USGS announces the sunset of National Map High Resolution Orthoimagery Data and Service

Date published: February 1, 2017

Christian Zimmerman to Lead Studies as New Director of the Alaska Science Center

The U.S. Geological Survey is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Christian Zimmerman as the new director of their Alaska Science Center in Anchorage, Alaska. Zimmerman succeeds Dr. Mark Shasby who held the position for the past six years.

Date published: January 23, 2017

Maps Made With Light Show the Way

The topic, officially, was water. But during a scientific conference in Butte, Montana, in 2013, earthquake expert Michael Stickney glimpsed something unexpected in a three-dimensional lidar image of the Bitterroot Valley in nearby Missoula.

Date published: January 1, 2017

TNMCorps Newsletter - January 2017

The National Map Corps January 2017 Newsletter (Vol. 3, Issue 1) is now available.  

Date published: November 29, 2016

USGS Support to the Department of Defense - U.S. Northern Command

USGS has many partnerships, both foreign and domestic, that enhance our science capabilities, provide needed support to others, and expand our ability to serve the global community.  One little-known partnership that serves both foreign and domestic needs is the USGS science support to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) - U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM).  

Date published: November 1, 2016

TNMCorps Newsletter - November 2016

The National Map Corps November 2016 Newsletter (Vol. 2, Issue 5) is now available. 

Date published: November 1, 2016

USGS National Map Orthoimagery Map Services Transition and Other Map Service Changes

As part of The National Map transition to cloud hosting, several of the National Map NAIP Orthoimagery Services will be provided under new URLs.

Date published: October 18, 2016

U.S. Geological Survey EDMAP Program Call For Proposals

Calling all Earth Science professors 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.

Date published: October 12, 2016

Best Student Geological Map Competition Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 4th Annual Best Student Geologic Map Competition, held at the Geological Society of America's recent Annual Meeting in Denver, Colo.

Date published: September 22, 2016

The National Map Corps Mapping Challenge

Results of the Pennsylvania and New York Law Enforcement Mapping Challenges Released

Date published: September 21, 2016

New USGS Maps for NC and TN Show National Park Visitor Centers and Other Features

Newly released US Topo maps are now available and for the first time, the maps covering Great Smoky Mountains National Park display trails, campgrounds, visitor centers, boundaries and other visitor information in a national park.