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USGS Announces Elevation and Hydrography Data Acquisition Partnership Awards, as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda

USGS Announces Elevation and Hydrography Data Acquisition Partnership Awards, as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda

The U.S. Geological Survey has selected 21 projects in 18 states to receive funding for the collection of elevation and hydrography data through the...

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Planning an Outdoor Adventure? USGS’s topoBuilder creates custom topographic maps in 3 easy steps.

Planning an Outdoor Adventure? USGS’s topoBuilder creates custom topographic maps in 3 easy steps.

June is Great Outdoors Month, a celebration of encouraging everyone to go outdoors and embrace the natural world. 

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New Training Video: Searching For Geographic Names

New Training Video: Searching For Geographic Names

Learn how to search the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) in a new training video released by the National Geospatial Program.

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National Geospatial Program Participates in Podcast - Part 2

National Geospatial Program Participates in Podcast - Part 2

Staff members of the National Geospatial Program talk about what's new and now in lidar, part 2 in a series.

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National Geospatial Program Participates in Podcast

National Geospatial Program Participates in Podcast

Staff members of the National Geospatial Program talk about what's new and now in lidar, part 1 in a series.

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The USGS and partners launch World Lidar Day Feb. 12 at Geo Week Conference in Denver

The USGS and partners launch World Lidar Day Feb. 12 at Geo Week Conference in Denver

New annual celebration will spotlight the value of lidar and its applications worldwide.

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USGS expands National Map digital offerings, putting mountain-scale topography at user’s fingertips

USGS expands National Map digital offerings, putting mountain-scale topography at user’s fingertips

New 1:100,000-scale OnDemand Topo maps now available in topoBuilder application.

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Inflation Reduction Act accelerates USGS effort to collect high-resolution data of landscapes across 25 states

Inflation Reduction Act accelerates USGS effort to collect high-resolution data of landscapes across 25 states

Over $6 million in funding will support the USGS goal of nationwide high-resolution 3D data coverage.

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TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Hospital, Ambulance, and Fire Station Points in Utah

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Hospital, Ambulance, and Fire Station Points in Utah

Summary statistics are now available for this challenge. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

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FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Hospitals, Ambulances, and Fire Stations Without an Edit History in Utah

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Hospitals, Ambulances, and Fire Stations Without an Edit History in Utah

This challenge is now complete! Thanks to everyone who contributed!

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Mapping Challenge Update (12/28/2023): Hospitals, Ambulances, and Fire Stations in Utah

Mapping Challenge Update (12/28/2023): Hospitals, Ambulances, and Fire Stations in Utah

This week we're down to 56 Points with No Edit History. Let's give it one more week to see how much closer to 0 we can get. The National Map Corps...

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Mapping Challenge Update (12/21/2023): Hospitals, Ambulances, and Fire Stations in Utah

Mapping Challenge Update (12/21/2023): Hospitals, Ambulances, and Fire Stations in Utah

Just about another 20 points of Points with No Edit History were tackled since last week's update. We appreciate the efforts toward improving the...

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