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The vision for Core Science Systems builds on core strengths of the USGS in characterizing and understanding complex Earth and biological systems through research, modeling, mapping, and the production of high quality data on the Nation’s natural resource infrastructure.

A message from Director David Brostuen

Welcome to the National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC)! 

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A message from Director David Brostuen

Welcome to the National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC)! 

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History

The NGTOC has a rich history dating back to 1889 when Congress first made annual appropriations to the USGS for topographic mapping. Employees in the Center today continue to perform the USGS National mapping mission by supporting The National Map,  3D Elevation Program, National Hydrography, and US Topo.

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History

The NGTOC has a rich history dating back to 1889 when Congress first made annual appropriations to the USGS for topographic mapping. Employees in the Center today continue to perform the USGS National mapping mission by supporting The National Map,  3D Elevation Program, National Hydrography, and US Topo.

Learn More