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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.

Date published: September 5, 2019

USGS Scientists Document Hurricane Dorian’s Impacts

Editor’s Note: This story was revised Sept. 10, 2019 to include the later phases of USGS’ response to Hurricane Dorian.

To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Dorian, visit the USGS Hurricane Dorian page at

Date published: August 29, 2019

Throughout Hurricane Season, USGS Science is There Before, During and After the Storm

When a major storm threatens to make landfall in the United States or its territories, the USGS provides comprehensive scientific capabilities and information that decision makers, emergency responders and communities can use to help them prepare, cope and recover from a storm.

Date published: August 27, 2019

Citizen Scientist Making a Difference

An engaged volunteer of The National Map Corps crowdsourcing program tells his story about the citizen science project.

Date published: August 21, 2019

“USGSTaylor” Flying High

A dedicated and prolific citizen science volunteer with The National Map Corps has reached the top crowdsouring program award.

Date published: August 8, 2019

New YouTube Lessons on Using 3DEP Data and NHD Topics

Users of The National Map can get more assistance on using products and services with the release of new online, instructional videos.