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Date published: September 30, 2020

MoD-FIS Brings Seasonal Fine Fuels Information to Wildland Fire Management

In roughly 50 percent of New Mexico, Arizona, and west Texas, wildfires that burn across hard-baked desert landscapes need annual/invasive herbaceous and other fine fuels to drive them.

Date published: September 29, 2020

Earth MRI Funds Critical Minerals Projects in Illinois

A total of $106,978 will fund new research and preserve important data across the Land of Lincoln

Date published: September 29, 2020

Earth MRI Funds Critical Minerals Projects in Missouri

A total of $135,000 will fund new research and preserve important data across the Show Me State

Date published: September 28, 2020

TNMCorps Newsletter – September 2020

The National Map Corps September 2020 Newsletter (Vol. 6, Issue 5) is now available.

Date published: September 28, 2020

FY21 U.S. Geological Survey Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program Released

https://usgs.gov/3DEP/BAAThe USGS has issued the Fiscal Year 20/21 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the 3D Elevation Program.

Date published: September 28, 2020

Miglarese, Radiant Earth Advocate for Benefits of Open Training Datasets

Anne Hale Miglarese has a simple mantra when it comes to gathering and using training data for remote sensing.

Collect it once, the founder of the nonprofit Radiant Earth Foundation, says. Then use it many times.

Date published: September 24, 2020

FINISHED! City / Town Halls in MA, CT, & RI

This challenge is now complete! Thank you to everyone who contributed!

Date published: September 24, 2020

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in IL & MO!

TNMCorps Mapping Challenges shift to the Midwest with a new challenge for city/town halls in Illinois and Missouri!

Date published: September 21, 2020

Agencies Announce Bold Initiative to Fill Water Management Data Gap in Western U.S.

A bold new initiative called OpenET that is intended to fill the biggest data gap in water management in the western U.S. was announced Tuesday, Sept. 15, by a unique public-private partnership of Federal agencies, universities, environmental groups, and water managers and farmers.

Date published: September 17, 2020

Multiagency Initiative Begins Work on Critical Minerals and Geothermal Energy Research in Nevada

A multiagency partnership led by the USGS and the Department of Energy seeks to shed light on lithium and other critical mineral resource potential as well as geothermal energy potential in western Nevada

Date published: September 16, 2020

USGS and EERE: Collaborating to Strengthen America’s Energy and Resource Independence

In a joint blog post hosted by the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Rewenable Energy, DOE EERE Assistant Secretary Dan Simmons and Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Tim Petty announce a new partnership for geothermal energy and critical mineral research in western Nevada.

Date published: September 16, 2020

Satellite Data Show Promise as Guide for West African Crop Insurance

The Green Revolution has yet to spread across West Africa.

Much of the region relies on low-yielding, drought-resistant crops like sorghum and millet, some five decades after high-yield seeds, fertilizers and precision agriculture began to boost production across much of the planet.