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Collection of tools and strategies for improving USGS data management and delivering national biogeographic data. 

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U.S. Register of Introduced and Invasive Species StoryMap

Comprehensive and Authoritative Lists of Non-Native Taxa Established in Alaska, Hawaii, and the Conterminous United States.

ScienceBase

ScienceBase is data and information management infrastructure that enables data upload, documentation, sharing, and dynamic data services using standards-compliant methods and technological components. ScienceBase furnishes a foundation for data stewardship, government open data, and scientific discovery.

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.

Metadata Parser

Metadata Parser (MP) is a metadata validation tool and service that checks your XML, SGML, or TSV (tab-separated values) against the FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Creation Tool

This service allows USGS personnel to assign globally unique, persistent, and resolvable identifiers, registered with DataCite, to USGS data & software products. 

Persistent Identifier Registration Tool

The Persistent Identifier Registration (PIR) Tool allows USGS personnel to generate or register unique, persistent identifiers (PIDs) and unique persistent URLs (PURLs) for USGS metadata, images, and models. USGS PIDs make our research more Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR).

Science Data Catalog

The USGS Science Data Catalog provides seamless access to USGS research and monitoring data from across the nation. Users have the ability to search, browse, or use a map-based interface to discover data.

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.

ScienceBase Data Release Summary Dashboard

The ScienceBase Data Release (SBDR) Summary Dashboard aggregates information about USGS's ScienceBase data releases, including the number of data releases by Mission Area, Region, and Science Center. It allows users to filter data release metrics by Science Center and date range and download a CSV

PAD-US Data Explorer

Administered by the U.S. Geological Survey Gap Analysis Project, the Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) is the nation’s official inventory of public open space and private protected areas. The lands included in PAD-US are assigned conservation status codes that both denote the level of biodiversity preservation and indicate other natural, recreational and cultural uses.

PAD-US Statistics Dashboard

Administered by the U.S. Geological Survey Gap Analysis Project, the Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) is the nation’s official inventory of public open space and private protected areas. The lands included in PAD-US are assigned conservation status codes that both denote the level of biodiversity preservation and indicate other natural, recreational and cultural uses.

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.