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USGS Topo Base Map Refreshed and Other Updates

The “USGS Topo Base Map” service named “USGS Topo” has been refreshed with new data and design changes. In addition, several of the “Data Availability...

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Midwest US: What’s in Your Stream? Get Online to Find Out!

An online interactive tool for learning about pesticides, nutrients, and the overall health of Midwest streams is now available from the U.S...

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FY19 U.S. Geological Survey Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program Released

Partnership opportunities for the acquisition of lidar data issued.

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USGS EDMAP Program – Call for Proposals

Calling all geoscience faculty conducting research or teaching geologic mapping. The USGS EDMAP Program is accepting funding proposals focusing on...

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USGS Seeks National Ground-Water Monitoring Network Proposals for 2019

The U.S. Geological Survey will award up to $2 million in cooperative agreements to support participation in the National Ground-Water Monitoring...

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USGS announces awards for 2018 earthquake monitoring and research in the United States

The U.S Geological Survey announces that the agency has awarded more than $20 million in 2018 for earthquake monitoring and applied research.  

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3D Elevation Program (3DEP) Webinar Set

Registration is now open for the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) FY19 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Instructional Webinar.

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New Elevation Map Service Available From the USGS 3D Elevation Program

The USGS 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) announces the availability of a new dynamic map service.

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The Right Tool for the Right Job

Land managers, regulators and other participants in market-based conservation wanting to assess the ecological benefits provided by restored, enhanced...

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2018 Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award

Calling for nominations to honor outstanding accomplishments to the spatial data infrastructure mission of the Department of Interior

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The 3D Elevation Program Distributing Lidar Data in LAZ Format

In support of ongoing efforts to provide efficient, cloud ready, open data formats for the use of lidar data, the USGS National Geospatial Program and...

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USGS Releases New Web-Based Groundwater Model Visualization Tool

A new U.S. Geological Survey groundwater model visualization tool is now available to help users visualize the inputs and outputs of complex...

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