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Data Access Tools

Data Access Tools include APIs and search and query forms. 

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U.S. Geological Survey COVID-19 Wastewater Surveillance

USGS, as part of the National Wastewater Surveillance System, designed and implemented high-frequency sampling of wastewater across six states throughout September 2021, to support tracking of potential increases in COVID-19 infections in communities. COVID-19 viral loads were determined for each sample with the goal of delivering results to the CDC within three days of sampling. 

dataRetrieval (R package)

This R package is designed to obtain USGS or EPA water quality sample data, streamflow data, and metadata directly from web services.

USGS Library Guides

USGS Library Guides are developed and maintained by professional librarians to connect users to relevant resources and research strategies. Content is updated regularly to ensure accuracy and relevancy.

USGS Publications Warehouse

Search the authoritative catalog for USGS peer reviewed scientific publications including USGS publication series, journal articles, books, book chapters, other government and nongovernment publications, cooperator publications, and conference proceedings.

USGS Library Catalog

Discover USGS Library print and digital books, journals, maps, and other materials in the collection. Browse millions of scholarly citations and abstracts.

USGS Library Photographic Collection

Search an archive of more than 500,000 still photographs, slides, glass plate slides, lantern slides, negatives, and sketches dating from the 1870s and taken by USGS scientists as part of their field studies.

topoBuilder - Custom Topographic Maps On Demand

topoBuilder is a public web application released by the National Geospatial Program that enables users to request customized USGS-style topographic maps, known as an OnDemand Topo, that utilize the best available data from The National Map.

Model Catalog

As an Earth science organization, the USGS develops and builds models for scientific analysis and computation. Information about these models exists in many different places across the bureau. The Model Catalog compiles and links the information in one place so that models are discoverable and reusable. The catalog will support and enable model use and integration.

Hydrologic Imagery Visualization and Information System (HIVIS)

Many USGS water-resource monitoring sites have webcams installed to allow remote visibility of current water and environmental conditions, identify technical issues, verify remote measurements, and gather data for visual analyses. The Hydrologic Imagery Visualization and Information System (HIVIS) provides access to still-frame images and timelapse videos from our active webcams.

JACIE Search Tool

Annual Joint Agency Commercial Imagery Evaluation (JACIE) workshops engage federal agencies, their partners, and the commercial remote sensing industry to understand the characteristics and capabilities of current and new data sources, along with the quality of data they provide. This Tool allows the searching of presentations from the workshops, that started in 2001. 

 

CRSSP Imagery-Derived Requirements (CIDR) Entry Tool

The CRSSP Imagery-Derived Requirements (CIDR) Entry Tool allows the entry of imagery requirements, review existing requirements, or explore potential data partnerships. 

Land Remote Sensing Satellites Online Compendium

The Land Remote Sensing Satellites Online Compendium contains details about past, present and future Earth observing satellites and the sensors they carry.  ces Observation and Science (EROS) Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.