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Data Access Tools

Data Access Tools include APIs and search and query forms. 

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Pennsylvania Groundwater Quality Monitoring Network Data Exploration Tool

USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, samples 28 wells biannually to monitor ambient groundwater quality conditions in a variety of settings throughout Pennsylvania. The most recent results for selected constituents can be accessed through the Groundwater Quality Monitoring Network Data Exploration Tool.

Persistent Identifier Registration Tool

The Persistent Identifier Registration (PIR) Tool allows users to generate or register unique PIDs and unique persistent URLs (PURLs) for metadata records and images.

ScienceBase Data Release Tool

The ScienceBase Data Release (SBDR) Tool allows users to create a ScienceBase landing page and reserve a digital object identifier (DOI) for their data release by completing a simple form.

Landsat Science Team Publications Search

This Landsat Science Team Publications Search tool allows access to nearly 5,000 published works done by the members of the Landsat Science Teams (1996-present). 

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 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 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 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.