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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 6, 2018

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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

Date published: March 28, 2018

The 3D Elevation Program – Flood Risk Management

Flooding is the leading cause of Presidential disaster declarations. On average, the water hazard has resulted in more than 80 fatalities and cost the U.S. nearly $8 billion annually.

Date published: March 13, 2018

Lidar Base Specification Version 1.3 Released

The US Geological Survey National Geospatial Program has released a new version of the USGS Lidar Base Specification that defines deliverables for nationally consistent lidar data acquisitions.

Date published: March 2, 2018

CMGP Lidar Coordinator selected to serve as USGS Federal Point of Contact/Coordinator for 3D Nation Elevation Requirements and Benefits Study

Xan Fredericks, Lidar Coordinator for the Coastal and Marine Geology Program and Chair of the USGS Lidar Points of Contact Working Group, was selected by the USGS National Geospatial Program to serve as the USGS Federal Point of Contact for the national 3D Nation Elevation Requirements and Benefits Study, coordinating survey nominations across Mission Areas and Regions and compiling responses...

Date published: March 2, 2018

USGS Scientist Attends Oceanology International as part of Xprize Delegation

Christina Kellogg (SPCMSC Research Microbiologist) will attend Oceanology International in London, England, March 13–15, in her capacity as a judge for the Shell Ocean Discovery Xprize.

Date published: February 27, 2018

Making your Mark on a Map: Volunteer map editors contribute more than 300,000 map points

The USGS citizen science project, The National Map Corps, has reached another major milestone.

Date published: February 8, 2018

National Geospatial Program Garners Elevation Award

The USGS 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) team has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 “LIDAR Leader Award”, presented February 5 at the International LIDAR Mapping Forum in Denver.