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Date published: October 27, 2020

EROS Offers Two Postdoctoral Land Change Fellowships for 2021

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) initiative is offering two Mendenhall Fellowships to improve its land change products.

Date published: October 26, 2020

The International Charter: 20 Years of Disaster Monitoring

The latest “Eyes on Earth” podcast is about the 20th anniversary of the International Charter Space and Major Disasters, a global organization made up of 17 member agencies, including the USGS, that provides free of cost satellite imagery for National Disaster Management Agencies to deal with disaster response.

Date published: October 21, 2020

Doucette Promotes Parallels to LCMAP, Capacity Building in Talks About EarthMAP

EROS Integrated Science and Applications Branch Chief Pete Doucette has been talking to groups about the Earth Monitoring, Analyses, and Prediction initiative (EarthMAP) as part of his outreach interests, emphasizing several important themes when he does.

Date published: October 14, 2020

On Chesapeake cleanup, field studies and computer predictions don't always agree

Bay Journal — By Karl Blankenship — October 15, 2020

Date published: October 8, 2020

From Volcanoes to Vineyards - New Geologic Map Reveals Portland's Deep History

new digital geologic map of the greater Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro metropolitan area of Oregon and Washington being released today will support emergency response, conservation, agriculture and recreation.

Date published: October 1, 2020

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge! Cemeteries in Southeast Missouri!

Now that school schedules are settling in and the Ohio/Michigan/Indiana Schools challenge is underway, we are launching a “spooktacular” challenge just in time for Halloween!  This challenge will focus on cemeteries in Southeast Missouri. 

Date published: October 1, 2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Halls in MA, CT, & RI

Summary statistics are now available for this challenge. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

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.