The videos linked below provide information on The National Map (TNM), viewers, applications, data download, and services.
Welcome to the USGS course on Using The National Map Products and Services. This series of videos is focused on The National Map and the variety of products and services that it provides.
Lesson 3a: The National Map Viewer Interface and Data Content. In this lesson, we will provide the user with an overview and demonstration of the interface and data content of The National Map Viewer.
Lesson 3b: The National Map Viewer Tool Functionality: Legend, Measure, Elevation Profile, and Spot Elevations. In this lesson, we will provide the user with a demonstration of functionality and capabilities of tools in The National Map Viewer.
By the end of this lesson, you will be able to use the draw tool to add data to the map and measure distances in the National Map Viewer. The next lesson demonstrates how to select data from the map, and take actions on it.
By the end of this lesson, you will be able to use the Print tool and select Advanced options for printing the map shown in the National Map Viewer.
Lesson 4b: Downloading Data with The National Map Download Client - This video discusses the process of using The National Map Download Client to download data.
Lesson 4c: Downloading Maps with The National Map Download Client - This video discusses the process of using The National Map Download Client to download maps.
In this lesson, we will provide an overview and demonstrate how to use The National Map’s web services in a mapping application. Although downloading data from The National Map is a popular option for many users, there are numerous situations where it may be preferable to simply call TNM web services into your mapping application.
This video tutorial shows how to use the National Map’s 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) Elevation web service in ArcMap. By the end of this lesson, you will be able to add the Dynamic Elevation Web Coverage Service to ArcMap, enable raster processing templates, and retrieve a spot elevation.
Lesson 6b: Using USGS The National Map Data on Mobile Devices - This video demonstrates several mobile applications that utilize USGS The National Map Data, as well as the Mobile Atlas Creator.