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Date published: July 18, 2017

Volunteering for Science

Citizen Scientists edit structures to improve US Topo Maps and along the way earn virtual badges.

Date published: July 14, 2017

Searching for Great Geological Maps

The USGS announces details for the 2017 Best Student Geological Map Competition

Date published: July 13, 2017

USGS represented at the International Cartographic Conference

Recently, representatives from the USGS National Geospatial Program and National Geospatial Technical Operations Center participated in the 2017 International Cartographic Conference in Washington, DC.

Date published: July 12, 2017

Mapping Volunteers in the Spotlight

As the USGS continues to celebrate “Mapping Month”, we again promote noteworthy contributors to The National Map Corps “crowdsourcing” project.

Date published: July 11, 2017

USGS Topo Base Map Updates

An updated “USGS Topo Base Map” service named “USGS Topo” includes some new design changes and refreshed data content.

Date published: July 6, 2017

Volunteering for Science

The National Map Corps recognizes major volunteers to national mapping efforts

Date published: July 5, 2017

Finding Yourself Outdoors

Updated USGS digital topographic maps feature more trails and other recreation points of interest

Date published: July 3, 2017

Mapping Month

Everything happens at a place, the place matters, and the USGS has the science of place.

Date published: July 1, 2017

TNMCorps Newsletter - July 2017

The National Map Corps July 2017 Newsletter (Vol. 3, Issue 4) is now available.

Date published: June 8, 2017

Mapping Challenge: Illinois Post Offices

The National Map Corps is requesting volunteer assistance to verify Post Office information in Illinois

Date published: June 6, 2017

USGS Bridging Generations with WWII Technology

On June 6, 1944, thousands of men rained down from the skies onto the battlegrounds of Normandy. After five grueling years of war that shook the globe, D-Day’s victory swept the Allied nations into a wave of celebration.

Date published: June 1, 2017

As Hurricane Season Opens, USGS Is Ready

Scientists work in the field before, during and after landfall to improve forecasting and recovery.