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Date published: July 13, 2018

North American National Mapping Meeting, May 9, 2018

Meet and better communicate with North American counterparts to improve mapping efforts across the continent

Date published: July 9, 2018

2018 Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award

Calling for nominations to honor outstanding accomplishments to the spatial data infrastructure mission of the Department of Interior

Date published: June 26, 2018

The 3D Elevation Program Distributing Lidar Data in LAZ Format

In support of ongoing efforts to provide efficient, cloud ready, open data formats for the use of lidar data, the USGS National Geospatial Program and its associated 3D Elevation Program is transitioning all of its lidar data distribution files to LAZ format by September 30, 2018.

Date published: June 19, 2018

geo163 Takes Off

A prolific map editor and longtime volunteer with The National Map Corps has reached the top program award.

Date published: May 31, 2018

USGS Hurricane Response Met Challenges in 2017, Prepares for 2018

No one has a crystal ball to foresee what will happen during the 2018 hurricane season that begins June 1, but NOAA forecasters say there’s a 75 percent chance this hurricane season will be at least as busy as a normal year, or busier.

Date published: May 23, 2018

Keeping Current with Map Services Made Easier

The National Map provides a new Simple Notification Service and has new URLs for some of its thematic cartographic map services.

Date published: May 14, 2018

Announcing the Appalachian Geoscience GeoCamp at West Virginia University

Program coordinators are now accepting applications for the 2018 Appalachian Geoscience GeoCamp.

Date published: May 8, 2018

Senior Cartographer Earns Prestigious Mapping Award

Larry Moore is honored by USGS peers with Henry Gannett award for exceptional contributions to topographic mapping.

Date published: April 13, 2018

Recorded Presentation - SuAVE: Survey Analysis via Visual Exploration

Presenter: Ilya Zaslavsky, Director of the Spatial Information Systems Lab, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California San Diego. More info: http://suave.sdsc.edu/. CRC Rock Core Collection shown for example.

Date published: April 12, 2018

2018 Lidar Partnership Awards Announced

Collaboration continues to move the 3D Elevation Program forward.

Date published: April 4, 2018

Recorded Presentation - Geologic Map Production using NCGMP09 Database Schema and GIS

Presenter: Laura Bookman, GIS Specialist, Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS), Webinar presented on April 4, 2018