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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. ReSciColl (formerly the National Digital Catalog) describes scientific collections managed by USGS and state agencies.

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps USGS Pilot New Search Tool for Subsurface Data & Samples Across the Country

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Media Alert: Low-level flights to image 3D geology in western and southwestern Utah

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Biden-Harris Administration Invests Over $74 Million in Federal-State Partnership for Critical Minerals Mapping

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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

 **Updated guidance is available in USGS Instructional Memorandum CSS 2019-01.**AbstractThe 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

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2022 NGGDPP State Geological Survey Grants

This is a list of 2022 state projects that were funded by the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program with an indication (*) for projects that received Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) funding. Details on other years are listed on the NGGDPP Grants Program Page.
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2022 NGGDPP State Geological Survey Grants

This is a list of 2022 state projects that were funded by the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program with an indication (*) for projects that received Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) funding. Details on other years are listed on the NGGDPP Grants Program Page.
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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Data Preservation and Infrastructure

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Data Preservation and Archiving
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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Critical Minerals

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and Critical Minerals
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