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Date published: August 5, 2021

EROS Plays Part in USGS Outreach to Native American Students

You might not think a pandemic would be the ideal time to connect college students with scientists touting career opportunities at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

You also might not think the USGS would consider it a win if those same students later felt inspired to do similar work closer to home.

Date published: August 3, 2021

August 11, 2021 CDI Monthly Meeting

The August 2021 Monthly Virtual Meeting will feature a presentation on hazardous substance data and a CDI pop-up lab on communicating about data.

Date published: August 3, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Halls in Alaska

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

Date published: August 3, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Fire Stations in Mississippi

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

Date published: August 2, 2021

The Unexpected Activity of Frozen Soils: New USGS Research Discovers Permafrost and Frozen Winter Soils May Be More Alive than Previously Thought 

Newly published research indicates permafrost, or seasonally frozen, soils may be an overlooked source of greenhouse gases (GHG) prior to complete thaw, which could have implications for how thawing of this thick subsurface layer of soil will impact the global carbon budget and how future climate conditions are studied.  

  

Date published: July 30, 2021

Landsat Science Team Hears Plans for Landsat 9 Launch

Landsat 9 is in the final stages of launch preparation.

 

Date published: July 29, 2021

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in AK

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

Date published: July 29, 2021

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Fire Stations in MS

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

Date published: July 28, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in IA & MN!

Here’s a new challenge for City / Town Halls in Iowa and Minnesota!

Date published: July 28, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Schools with No Edit History in CO!

With back-to-school season upon us, TNMCorps Mapping Challenges shift to the High Plains and Rocky Mountains as we launch a new challenge for schools with no edit history in Colorado.   

Date published: July 28, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Law Enforcement in KS & OK!

TNMCorps mapping challenges continue in the Midwest with a new challenge for law enforcement features in Kansas and Oklahoma! This is an excellent challenge for Standard Editors and Peer Reviewers with many red and green points that need to be confirmed.

Date published: July 27, 2021

Midwestern Roots tie Landsat Mural Artist to USGS EROS Center

Lompoc, California and the Landsat program have a long and storied history.

All eight Landsat satellites have launched from the military installation now known as Vandenberg Space Force Base (SFB), which will soon host the ascent of Landsat 9.