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USGS is a primary source of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data. Our data and information is presented both spatially and geographically including The National Map, Earth Explorer, GloVIS, LandsatLook, and much more. Start exploring by topic below.

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Date published: December 1, 2017

Depth to pre-Cenozoic bedrock in northern Nevada

This digital raster dataset represents depth to pre-Cenozoic bedrock in northern Nevada as published in Chapter 6: Geophysical Methods and Application in U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2218, Assessment of Metallic and Mineral Resources in the Humboldt River Basin, Northern Nevada by D.A. Ponce.

Date published: December 1, 2017

Irrigated Acreage Delineated from Landsat-Derived Maximum Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) 1975-2010, Walker River Basin Nevada and California

These data represent the extent and spatial distribution of irrigated acreage delineated from maximum Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) derived from Landsat scenes in the Walker River Basin, California and Nevada, at five-year intervals from 1975-2010.

Date published: December 1, 2017

Hydrogeologic Groupings of the Lake Tahoe Basin

These data present a ground-water inventory of existing geospatial data and other information needed to determine the extent and characteristics of the aquifers in the Tahoe Basin. 

Date published: November 27, 2017

Historical and recent coastal bathymetry data nearshore Ship, Horn, and Petit Bois Islands, Mississippi

Historic, recent, and present day bathymetry data sets were compiled and Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) were created to further compare changing bathymetry over several time periods. This work was completed in cooperation with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile, Alabama and the National Park Service (NPS) as part of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP)....

Date published: November 22, 2017

Data - Removing roads from the National Land Cover Database to create improved urban maps for the United States, 1992-2011

To better map the urban class and understand how urban lands change over time, we removed rural roads and small patches of rural development from the NLCD developed class and created four wall-to-wall maps (1992, 2001, 2006, and 2011) of urban land.

Date published: November 22, 2017

Forest harvest patterns on private lands in the Cascade Mountains, Washington, USA

To investigate the rates, causes, and spatial and temporal patterns of forest harvest on private tracts throughout the Cascade Mountains, we relied on a new generation of annual land-use/land-cover (LULC) products created from the application of the Continuous Change Detection and Classification (CCDC) algorithm to Landsat satellite imagery collected from 1985 to 2014.

Date published: November 15, 2017

Stream Stats

StreamStats is a Web application that incorporates a Geographic Information System (GIS) to provide users with access to an assortment of analytical tools that are useful for a variety of water-resources planning and management purposes, and for engineering and design purposes.

Date published: September 30, 2017

Hurricane Jose 2017 Event Support Map

Track hurricane data and USGS resources.

Date published: September 25, 2017

Hydrologic Conditions Mapper (New York)

New York Hydrologic Conditions Mapper:  (1) Streamflow conditions (2) Groundwater conditions (3) Precipitation (4) Precipitation departure from normal (5) NYC Water Supply System Status. In addition, historical monthly conditions reports and seasonal condition maps are also available.

Date published: September 20, 2017

Hurricane Jose 2017 Event Support Map

Track hurricane data and USGS resources.

Date published: September 18, 2017

Hurricane Maria 2017 Event Support Map

Track hurricane data and USGS resources.

Date published: September 18, 2017

National Assessment of Shoreline Change: A GIS compilation of updated vector shorelines and associated shoreline change data for the north coast of Alaska, U.S. Canadian border to Icy Cape

This data release is an update to the original North Coast of Alaska data and includes revised rate-of-change calculations based on two additional shoreline positions data and improved rate metrics.