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FSP Acceptable Digital Repositories for USGS Scientific Publications
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FSP Guidance on Use & Documentation of Horizontal & Vertical Datums
USGS authors guide on using and documenting geodetic datums for horizontal (location) and vertical (elevation) coordinates in USGS publication series.
FSP FAQ: Release of Scientific Data
What are the review and approval requirements for releasing scientific data to the public?
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provides unbiased, objective, and impartial scientific information upon which our audiences, including resource managers, planners, and other entities, rely.