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May 27, 2015

USGS scientists and staff were honored for their innovations during awards ceremonies held at the USGS National Center on May 5 and the Department of the Interior on May 7.  A complete list of honorees is available online.

Image: Michael Tischler, New Director of the USGS National Geospatial Program
April 6, 2015

The U.S. Geological Survey is pleased to announce the selection of Michael Tischler to the position of the Director, National Geospatial Program (NGP), starting Monday, April 6th.

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March 12, 2015

U.S. Geological Survey scientist Dr. Roger Sayre was honored with the annual Making A Difference Award at the Esri Federal Users Conference in Washington, DC, on February 9, 2015. 

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August 20, 2014

Retired USGS cartographer Gregory Allord was named the 2014 recipient of the American Library Association’s Map and Geospatial Information Round Table Honors Award. Allord was recognized at an Awards Reception held on June 28, 2104, at the ALA’s annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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August 11, 2014

The U.S. Geological Survey is celebrating the achievements of three noted scientists who are being recognized today as 2014 Ecological Society of America (ESA) fellows for making exceptional contributions to a broad array of ecological fields.

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April 15, 2014

The U.S. Geological Survey is celebrating the success of three distinguished researchers who are recipients today of the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This award is the highest recognition granted by the United States government to scientists and engineers in the early stages of their research careers.

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December 3, 2012

I'm Anthony Lopez, a hydrologist with the USGS New Jersey Water Science Center located in West Trenton, N.J.  This past spring, I finished my five-year undergraduate career at Rutgers University with two B.S. degrees in BioEnvironmental Engineering.  

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November 1, 2012

Hello, my name is Ashley Liddiard and I currently work at the USGS as an administrative operations assistant. I recently graduated from Regis University with a B.A. in Politics and a B.A. in Music. I am working full-time at the USGS while also working towards a bookkeeping clerk certificate at Red Rocks Community College.

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November 1, 2012

Hello, my name is Ashley Liddiard and I currently work at the USGS as an administrative operations assistant. I recently graduated from Regis University with a B.A. in Politics and a B.A. in Music. I am working full-time at the USGS while also working towards a bookkeeping clerk certificate at Red Rocks Community College.

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October 2, 2012

I’m Kitty Kolb, a Geographer with the U.S. Geological Survey North Carolina Water Science Center.  I recently graduated from Central Piedmont Community College with my Associate of Applied Sciences degree in Geospatial Technology. Now I work full-time for the USGS as a Term employee, which means my appointment is eligible for renewal each year for up to four years.

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October 1, 2012

Owing to 50 years of cutting-edge developments and significant contributions in advancing the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and geospatial sciences, the U.S. Geological Survey has been selected to enter the Urban and Regional Information System Association GIS Hall of Fame.
 

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October 1, 2012

I’m Kitty Kolb, a Geographer with the U.S. Geological Survey North Carolina Water Science Center.  I recently graduated from Central Piedmont Community College with my Associate of Applied Sciences degree in Geospatial Technology. Now I work full-time for the USGS as a Term employee, which means my appointment is eligible for renewal each year for up to four years.