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National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 established the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) to preserve and expose the Nation’s geoscience collections (samples, logs, maps, data) to promote their discovery and use for research and resource development. The National Digital Catalog describes geoscience collections managed by USGS and state geological agencies.

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NGGDPP FY 2021 Virtual Data Preservation Webinar Series – Meeting Content Available

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Publication Notice: Directory of Public Repositories of Geological Materials

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ANNOUNCEMENT: NGGDPP Data Preservation Webinar Series - Fall 2021

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U.S. Geological Survey collections—Preserving the past to inform the future: Tour three federal repositories—Core Research Center, Paleontological Collection, and the NSF National Ice Core Laboratory

This 2016 Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting trip will explore the Core Research Center, Paleontological Collection, and National Science Foundation National Ice Core Laboratory—three collections of major national signifi cance managed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Since its inception in 1879, USGS has collected, preserved, and managed physical collections for scientifi c i

The U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Collections Management System (GCMS)—A master catalog and collections management plan for U.S. Geological Survey geologic samples and sample collections

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is widely recognized in the earth science community as possessing extensive collections of earth materials collected by research personnel over the course of its history. In 2006, a Geologic Collections Inventory was conducted within the USGS Geology Discipline to determine the extent and nature of its sample collections, and in 2008, a working group was convened

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2021 NGGDPP State Geological Survey Grants

This is a list of 2021 state projects that were funded by the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Details on other years are listed on the NGGDPP Grants Program Page.
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2021 NGGDPP State Geological Survey Grants

This is a list of 2021 state projects that were funded by the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Details on other years are listed on the NGGDPP Grants Program Page.
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2020 NGGDPP State Geological Survey Grants

This is a list of 2020 state projects that were funded by the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Details on other years are listed on the NGGDPP Grants Program Page.
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2020 NGGDPP State Geological Survey Grants

This is a list of 2020 state projects that were funded by the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Details on other years are listed on the NGGDPP Grants Program Page.
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2019 NGGDPP State Geological Survey Grants

This is a list of 2019 state projects that were funded by the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Details on other years are listed on the NGGDPP Grants Program Page.
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2019 NGGDPP State Geological Survey Grants

This is a list of 2019 state projects that were funded by the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Details on other years are listed on the NGGDPP Grants Program Page.
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