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Explore the technical news that focuses on data, methodologies, and more.

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The National Map Legacy Viewer Retirement

The USGS is planning to discontinue service to the previous versions of the National Map viewer application.

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Groundwater Modeling Software MODFLOW 6 Now Available

MODFLOW 6, the newest version of the world’s most widely used groundwater modeling software, is now available for download from the U.S. Geological...

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Imagery Services Update to The National Map

The USGS would like to remind users of the upcoming sunset of National Map High Resolution Orthoimagery Data and Services.

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USGS EDMAP Program Call For Proposals

Calling all Earth Science professors conducting research or teaching geologic mapping. The USGS EDMAP Program is accepting funding proposals focusing...

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New USGS Report Uncovers the Underground Geology Along the Rio Grande

A new U.S. Geological Survey report describes the below ground geology of the Rio Grande transboundary region of New Mexico and Texas, United States...

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Borehole Geophysical Logs Now Easily Accessible through new USGS Online Map

Digital borehole geophysical logs and related data files are now easily accessible through GeoLog Locator a new web-based, map view and retrieval tool...

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USGS Seeks National Ground-Water Monitoring Network Proposals for 2018

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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Groundwater Pumping, Precipitation Can Affect Lake Levels in Twin Cities

Both precipitation and groundwater withdrawals, among other factors, influence lake-water levels in the northeast Twin Cities metropolitan area, and...

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3DEP Data Acquisition Opportunity - FY17/18 Broad Agency Announcement

Call for elevation project funding proposals and requests issued.

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Collaboration in a Disaster

To illustrate the USGS and FEMA working together in the 2016 Louisiana flood response, the agency has released an interactive Story Map.

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USGS Awards $4.9 Million to Advance the ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning System on West Coast

The U.S. Geological Survey awarded approximately $4.9 million this week to six universities and a university-governed non-profit, to support...

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Mapping Challenge: Illinois Schools

The National Map Corps is requesting volunteer assistance to verify geographic information related to education structures in Illinois.

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