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Date published: August 27, 2019

Citizen Scientist Making a Difference

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

Date published: August 21, 2019

“USGSTaylor” Flying High

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

Date published: July 25, 2019

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.

Date published: June 30, 2019

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 Hill research engineer Howard Mendlovitz, working with Professor Chris Martens wants to reverse that.

Date published: June 21, 2019

Unexpected Pathways

We've learned about the creatures, the bubbles, and the rocks of the seeps. Now, let's take a look at the gas itself, and a few unexpected surprises await us.