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New National Geospatial Technical Operations Center Director Announced

The U.S. Geological Survey is pleased to announce that David Brostuen has been selected as Director of the USGS National Geospatial Technical...

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Backup Landsat Multi-Satellite Operations Center Opens in South Dakota

Satellite Orbital Space Flight Operations Center setting up at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Center in South Dakota

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USGS Updates Mineral Database with Tantalum Deposits in the United States

The USGS has added the critical mineral commodity tantalum to USMIN.

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USGS Updates Mineral Database with Niobium Deposits in the United States 

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has updated its USMIN Mineral Deposit Database (USMIN) for the mineral commodity niobium, one of 35 mineral...

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New Technologies and Collaboration Enhancing National Fire Management Programs

The USGS is part of a multi-agency partnership supporting new products and processes to improve the detection and monitoring of new and emerging...

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USGS Releases the Most Advanced Landsat Archive to Date

USGS sets earth observation precedent with Landsat Collection 2 Dataset.

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FY21 U.S. Geological Survey Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program Released

https://usgs.gov/3DEP/BAAThe USGS has issued the Fiscal Year 20/21 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the 3D Elevation Program.

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Multiagency Initiative Begins Work on Critical Minerals and Geothermal Energy Research in Nevada

A multiagency partnership led by the USGS and the Department of Energy seeks to shed light on lithium and other critical mineral resource potential as...

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USGS Updates Mineral Database with Tungsten Deposits in the United States

The USGS has updated its USMIN Mineral Deposit Database for the mineral commodity tungsten, one of 35 minerals declared critical by the Department of...

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USGS Specifications for Deriving Hydrography from Elevation Data are Now Available

The USGS has released specifications for deriving hydrography from elevation data for use in updating the National Hydrography Dataset.

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Continuous Monitoring of Land Surface Change Over 30 Years Using the Landsat Record

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection project has released a new suite of land-cover change products for the conterminous U.S.

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USGS Seeks Earthquake Hazards Research Proposals

 

Applications due May 20th, 2020

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