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Now Available: USGS makes it easier to create hydrography features from 3D elevation data

Users of the USGS National Hydrography Dataset will now be able to more easily create hydrography information from elevation data from 3D Elevation...

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USGS seeks geologic data preservation proposals from state geological surveys

RESTON, VA — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is currently soliciting project proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 – 2024 grants for geologic data...

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Meet ReSciColl: the Upcycled USGS Registry of Scientific Collections

New investments from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will help expand and improve accessibility to the National Geological and Geophysical Data...

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USGS Participates in Undocumented Orphaned Oil and Gas Wells Workshop

Next week, the USGS will bring its expertise to the table at a workshop where regulators, researchers and key stakeholders will explore challenges to...

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USGS Seeks Earthquake Hazards Research Proposals

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is currently soliciting project proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 grants on earthquake hazards science and is...

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USGS Updates Mineral Database with Graphite Deposits in the United States

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has updated the U.S. Mineral Deposit Database (USMIN) to include 10 sites with historical graphite production or...

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On Demand Custom Topographic Maps

The U.S. Geological Survey continues to advance the topographic map with on-demand custom mapping.

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USGS Opens Door to Landsat 9 Data

The U.S. Geological Survey will make Landsat 9 data available from the Landsat archive beginning February 10, 2022. 

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2022 Lidar Partnership Awards Announced

The USGS has recommended 18 proposals in 12 states for lidar partnership awards. These projects are expected to add nearly 135,000 square miles of...

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HydroAdd – Linking Water Data to the Stream Network Has Never Been Easier

Users can now easily give their water data the equivalent of a street address on the stream network thanks to the new web-based USGS Hydrography...

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U.S. Departments of Energy and Interior Partner to Explore Potential for Geologic Carbon Storage

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy...

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USGS and Rio Tinto Partner to Survey for Critical Minerals in Southwest Montana

A new partnership between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the science agency for the U.S. Department of the Interior, and Rio Tinto, a leading...

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