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Date published: January 1, 2018

TNMCorps Newsletter - January 2018

The National Map Corps January 2018 Newsletter (Vol. 4, Issue 1) is now available. 

Date published: November 16, 2017

Best Student Geological Map Competition Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 5th Annual Best Student Geologic Map Competition, held at the Geological Society of America's recent Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.

Date published: November 7, 2017

NHD and WBD Map Services Moving to the Cloud

As part of an ongoing effort to improve performance and reliability for the suite of USGS Hydrography web-based map services, the USGS is migrating the National Hydrography Dataset and Watershed Boundary Dataset services to a Cloud location.

Date published: November 1, 2017

TNMCorps Newsletter - November 2017

The National Map Corps November 2017 Newsletter (Vol. 3, Issue 6) is now available. 

Date published: October 25, 2017

New Database available: USGS Releases "Species of Greatest Conservation Need” Lists

The USGS announces the release of the Species of Greatest Conservation Need national database. The SGCN lists are part of the State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP) process and identify the species most in need of conservation action in that state or territory. In total, 16,420 species have been included in the SGCN national list.

Date published: October 17, 2017

Geologic Mapping at GSA

USGS scientists to be featured at GSA 2017

Date published: October 3, 2017

Recent Changes to Dynamic Services in The National Map

Many of The National Map dynamic overlay services have new schemas and updated cartography to provide a better user experience in The National Map viewer and other applications. 

Date published: October 2, 2017

Benefits of Understanding the Earth at its Core

Earth cores provide a glimpse of what lies beneath the surface.

Date published: September 28, 2017

“Geologic Open House” at Great Falls Park Announced

To celebrate Earth Science Week and Geologic Map Day, the USGS, in collaboration with the American Geosciences Institute, is pleased to announce a “Geologic Open House” on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Great Falls Park, near McLean, Va.

Date published: September 27, 2017

The National Map Legacy Viewer Retirement

The USGS is planning to discontinue service to the previous versions of the National Map viewer application.

Date published: September 25, 2017

Imagery Services Update to The National Map

The USGS would like to remind users of the upcoming sunset of National Map High Resolution Orthoimagery Data and Services.

Date published: September 19, 2017

USGS 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.