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Want some fun facts and interesting snippets of science? Then you came to the right place.

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Volunteers Mapping the Nation

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

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Expect the Unexpected: Geology and Maya Warfare

An unexpected thing happened on the way to publishing a geology research paper recently.

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Citizen Scientist Making a Difference

An engaged volunteer of The National Map Corps crowdsourcing program tells his story about the citizen science project.

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“USGSTaylor” Flying High

A dedicated and prolific citizen science volunteer with The National Map Corps has reached the top crowdsouring program award.

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Piping Plovers Benefited from Hurricane Sandy

Storms and undeveloped coastlines can create and maintain habitat for this species, which is threatened along the Atlantic coast.

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Bringing the Bubbles Home

As our cruise ends, lead scientist Amanda Demopoulos brings it all together and charts the path forward

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Voyage of Luck

I cannot believe how lucky we’ve been.

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Bringing the Lab to the Field

Usually when scientists do research, they go into the field, take samples, then bring them back to the lab. University of North Carolina at Chapel...

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Mapping by Moonlight

Every successful expedition has a skilled pathfinder who points the way. Meet ours.

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WaterWords–Infauna

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

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WaterWords–Foraminifera

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

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WaterWords–Authigenic

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

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