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Date published: June 29, 2018
Status: Archived

USGS EROS Archive - Digital Elevation - Why Map the World with Radar?

Have you ever seen a map that shows not only the location of features on the Earth, but also how high or low they are? This information is known as topography, and maps which display elevation information are called topographic maps.

Date published: June 29, 2018
Status: Active

USGS EROS Archive - Digital Elevation - Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data have been enhanced to fill areas of missing data (Void Filled) to provide more complete digital elevation data with a resolution of 1 arc-second (~ 30 meters) and 3 arc-seconds (~ 90 meters) for global coverage.

Date published: June 25, 2018
Status: Completed

Geologic Mapping Offshore of Rhode Island

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is mapping sea-floor geology and sedimentary environments offshore of Rhode Island. This site provides links to bathymetric, sidescan-sonar, sediment, photographic, seismic-reflection, and interpretive datasets, all presented in Geographic Information System (GIS) formats and...

Date published: June 22, 2018
Status: Completed

Migrating Bird Survey Data Preservation Project


The USGS Community for Data Integration (CDI) funded Data at Risk (DaR) project preserved and released migratory bird survey data from 1989-1994 from the San Pedro River in Arizona. 

Date published: June 19, 2018
Status: Active

Mineral Resource Assessment of U.S. Territories of the Caribbean Basin Archipelago including Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Adjacent Areas

Project objectives are to develop a modern probabilistic quantitative mineral resource assessment of Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and adjacent geologically similar areas that examines the potential for minerals-based economic development and trade within the region.

Contacts: Floyd Gray
Date published: June 19, 2018
Status: Active

Development of Assessment Techniques and Analysis

The Development of Assessment Techniques and Analysis Project (DATAP) objective is to modernize the application and development of USGS mineral resource and integrated multiresource assessment methodologies and capacity that are applicable at a variety of spatial and temporal scales, and national and international in scope.

Date published: June 18, 2018
Status: Active

Alaska Resource Data File

The Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF) site provides descriptions of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences for individual U.S. Geological Survey 1:250,000-scale quadrangles in Alaska.

Date published: June 14, 2018
Status: Active

Operational CoSMoS model: San Francisco Bay

The San Francisco Bay Coastal Flood Forecast pilot project is an operational CoSMoS model, part of a project funded by the California Department of Water Resources (CA-DWR) and NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL).

Date published: June 11, 2018
Status: Active

Alaska Databases and Information Analysis

We provide GIS and database support for Alaska-based research projects, including database design, data capture, and maintenance, GIS analysis and display, and production of datasets and metadata for publication and data releases.

Contacts: Nora B Shew
Date published: June 4, 2018
Status: Active

Coastal Landscape- Change Predictions

Sea-level rise (SLR) impacts on the coastal landscape are presented here as: 1) level of landscape submergence (adjusted land elevation with respect to projected mean high water levels); and 2) coastal response type characterized as either static (for example, inundation) or dynamic (for example, landform or landscape change). Results are...

Date published: May 24, 2018
Status: Active

Data Information Management and Technology - Eastern Minerals

The Data Information Management and Technology project provides geographic information systems (GIS) management and technical support to projects of the Eastern Minerals and Environmental Resources Science Center (EMERSC). The project facilitates geospatial data development, compiling, documentation, visualization, analyses, modeling, and product requirements using the GIS framework.


Date published: May 22, 2018
Status: Active

GIS Prospectivity Analysis for Critical Minerals in Ore-Forming Systems in Alaska

Alaska is dominated by a history of tectonic events that foster mobilization and concentration of a wide variety of mineral commodities that are critical to the US economy and are vital to national defense, renewable-energy, and emerging electronics technologies.