Data and Tools

Energy

Access data from the processes critical to the formation, accumulation, occurrence, and alteration of geologically based energy resources; to conduct scientifically robust assessments of those resources' and to study the impact of energy resources occurrence and/or production and use on both environmental and human health. 

Filter Total Items: 12
Date published: June 20, 2018

Archive of digitized analog boomer and minisparker seismic reflection data collected from the Northern Gulf of Mexico: 1981, 1990, and 1991

Archive of HRSP profiles annotated with header information, converted SEG-Y files, navigation data, and cruise trackline shapefiles. Data collection dates and locations: July 1–15, 1981, Chandeleur and Mississippi Sounds; April 9–23, 1981, Gulf of Mexico; June 21–27, 1990, Mississippi Sound and the Gulf of Mexico; July 10–11 and July 21–27, 1991, Mississippi Sound and the Gulf of Mexico.

Date published: June 19, 2018

Archive of Digitized Analog Boomer Seismic Reflection Data Collected during USGS Cruise USFHC in Mississippi Sound and Bay St. Louis, September 1989

Archive of HRSP profiles annotated with header information, converted SEG-Y files, navigation data, cruise trackline files, logbooks, and annotated/core location maps. Geophysical surveys were conducted between September 13 and 19, 1989, within Bay St. Louis and the adjacent Mississippi Sound offshore of Hancock County, Mississippi. 

Date published: April 19, 2018

Archive of Digitized Analog Boomer Seismic-Reflection Data Collected During U.S. Geological Survey Cruises Erda 92-2 and Erda 92-4 in Mississippi Sound, June and August 1992

Archive of HRSP profiles annotated with header information, and converted SEG-Y files. Data collection dates and locations: June 1990 from waterbodies surrounding Grand, Cat, and Horn Islands; August 1990 off the coast of Mississippi and Alabama and between Horn and Petit Bois Islands.

Date published: February 15, 2018

Data and calculations to support the study of the sea-air flux of methane and carbon dioxide on the West Spitsbergen margin in June 2014

This dataset collected on the West Spitsbergen margin during U.S. Geological Survey Coastal and Marine Geology Program Field Activity 2014-013-FA, which was carried out in conjunction with the University of Tromso and the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel on the R/V Helmer Hanssen.

Date published: February 12, 2018

Archive of Digitized Analog Boomer Seismic Reflection Data Collected Along the Louisiana Shelf, 1982–1984

Archive of HRSP profiles annotated with header information, converted SEG-Y files, navigation data, and cruise trackline shapefiles. Geophysical surveys were collected between August and September 1982 off the coast of Holly Beach, LA, and between December 1982 and July 1984 from waterbodies surrounding Isles Dernieres, within Terrebonne and Caillou Bay, and offshore of Port Fourchon, LA.

Date published: July 11, 2017

Analysis of Land Disturbance and Pygmy Rabbit Occupancy Values Associated With Oil and Gas Extraction in Southwestern Wyoming, 2012

Germaine, S.S., Carter, S.K., Ignizio, D.A., and Freeman, A.T., 2017, Analysis of Land Disturbance and Pygmy Rabbit Occupancy Values Associated With Oil and Gas Extraction in Southwestern Wyoming, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7BR8QDD. DOI: 10.5066/F7BR8QDD

Date published: October 26, 2016

Sagebrush Mineral Resource Assessment Data Sources

List of USGS information resources used in carrying out the Sagebrush Mineral Resource Assessment in 2016. Portal to an interactive map and OGC WMS service.

Date published: September 26, 2016

Surface area of solar arrays in the conterminous United States

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Fort Collins Science Center created a national data set of the footprint area of solar arrays for the Bureau of Land Management’s National Operations Center. As of 2015, solar arrays covered 191.57 square kilometers. There were 176 utility-scale solar facilities on impervious surfaces and 564 facilities on non-impervious surfaces.

Date published: July 6, 2016

Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (WLCI) - Important Agricultural Lands Assessment Project (Datasets)

The data contained in this report was compiled, modified, and analyzed for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (WLCI) Integrated Assessment (IA). These data represent an initial step towards spatially identifying lands that represent greater importance in the agricultural context and can be used by interested parties to conduct further geospatial analysis.

Date published: April 26, 2016

National Wind Turbine Map & Database

USGS has recently undertaken a project to develop a methodology for assessing wind energy impacts on wildlife at a national scale. The USGS data set provides industrial-scale onshore wind turbine locations in the United States through July 22, 2013.  

Date published: March 4, 2016

Energy Data

Browse all energy-related datasets.

Date published: March 4, 2016

Energy Tools

View and download map-based energy data, search energy GIS data collections, browse the coal photomicrograph atlas and coal quality database, perform an advanced publications search, explore seismic reflection profiling data in Alaska, look at and print world geology maps, peruse the energy multimedia library, and more.