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Citizen Scientist Appreciates the Opportunity to Contribute to National Mapping

A young citizen science volunteer and avid trail enthusiast enjoys “giving back” by helping to map the Nation.

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USGS Scientists are Busy as a Bee

Many bumble bee species have declined in recent decades due to changes in habitat, climate, and pressures from pathogens, pesticides and introduced...

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Wildfire Support from 438 Miles Above

USGS Fire Science is fundamental to understanding the causes, consequences, and benefits of wildfire and helps prevent and manage larger, catastrophic...

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Validating Cemeteries With SaltyHiker

 Featuring another dedicated and prolific citizen science volunteer who, as part of The National Map Corps, is helping to map the Nation.

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Step Up to the Challenge

Volunteer citizen mappers continue to make significant contributions to the USGS’ ability to provide accurate mapping information to the public...

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Mapping the Nation with Buz

A dedicated and prolific citizen science volunteer with The National Map Corps endorses participation in TNMCorps project.

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Celebrating 10 years

The National Geospatial Technical Operations Centers in Rolla, Missouri and Lakewood, Colorado are celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their current...

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WaterWords-Aragonite

Keep up to speed with the latest USGS deep-sea research cruise with this seafloor syntax.

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WaterWords-Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Keep up to speed with the latest USGS deep-sea research cruise with this seafloor syntax.

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WaterWords-Remotely Operated Vehicle

Keep up to speed with the latest USGS deep-sea research cruise with this seafloor syntax.

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WaterWords-Deep Sea

Keep up to speed with the latest USGS deep-sea research cruise with this seafloor syntax.

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WaterWords-Telepresence

Keep up to speed with our EXPRESS research cruise with this latest seafloor syntax!

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