Mapping, Remote Sensing, and Geospatial Data

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Date published: June 17, 2019
Status: Active

Marine Seismic Imaging

The USGS Coastal/Marine Hazards and Resources Program is a leader in the acquisition, processing, and interpretation of high-resolution seismic data collected in the open ocean, on the continental shelf, and in estuaries, lakes, canals, and rivers. Depending on the scientific target of a survey, the CMHRP uses a variety of acoustic sources (chirp, sparker, boomer, or airguns) to image sediment...

Date published: June 17, 2019
Status: Active

CMHRP Links with Other Mission Areas

Strategy: Coordinate with other USGS Mission Areas and Programs to understand and predict the complex interactions within coastal and marine systems and the environmental and human consequences of natural and human processes.

There are several emerging and established opportunities for collaborative prioritization, planning, and program development with other Mission Areas.

Date published: June 11, 2019
Status: Active

GCMRC Online Maps

The Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center maintains an enterprise GIS platform built upon ESRI ArcGIS Server and Portal applications.  This enterprise system allows for spatial data, maps and analytical tools to be served through online applications.  The Geospatial Science and Technology project provides access to this content through different avenues.  Online maps can be accessed...

Date published: June 11, 2019
Status: Active

Earth Mapping Resources Initiative (Earth MRI) Data Acquisition and Coordination

Project goal is to provide the scientific foundation for the entire Earth Mapping Resources Initiative (Earth MRI) to develop a consistent method for prioritizing areas for the new national-scale data acquisition needed to identify undiscovered critical mineral resources. USGS, in coordination with State Geological Surveys, is acquiring new topographic,...

Date published: June 11, 2019
Status: Active

GCMRC Data Releases

Data releases made available by GCMRC can be found here as they are published via the USGS Fundamental Science Practices (FSPs).  Individual science product links will take users to the USGS ScienceBase website for each entry.

 

Click on Data and Tools Tab to see list of Data Releases.

Date published: June 4, 2019
Status: Active

Appalachian Basin Geologic Mapping Project

The Appalachian Basin Geologic Mapping Project performs geologic mapping at local and regional scales, and geologic research in The Valley and Ridge and Appalachian Plateaus physiographic provinces. These provinces include parts of 11 states and mainly borders the Blue Ridge / Piedmont and North Interior Lowlands Provinces. Two states have Valley and Ridge geology only (GA, NJ), two have...

Date published: June 3, 2019
Status: Active

PCMSC Marine Facility (Marfac)

Marfac is the operational arm of the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center. The Marine Facility staff provides mechanical and electronics expertise for field operations along the coast, in the nearshore environment, and in the deeper waters of the ocean.

Contacts: Timothy Elfers
Date published: May 30, 2019
Status: Active

Employment Opportunities

Come to Silicon Valley and work with USGS and NASA on the next generation of UAS

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Contacts: Jonathan Stock
Date published: May 15, 2019
Status: Active

USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - eMODIS Land Surface Temperature

The EROS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (eMODIS) Land Surface Temperature (LST) collection is based on the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data acquired by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Earth Observing System (EOS).

Date published: May 15, 2019
Status: Completed

FUAS call for proposals

With this Call for Proposals, the National Land Imaging and Innovation Centers are funding work that will fill observational gaps with new or modified UAS-deployed sensors.

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Contacts: Jonathan Stock
Date published: May 6, 2019
Status: Active

Other Storm Impacts - Coastal System Change at Fire Island, New York

Since the late 1990s, USGS has been conducting research to quantify the impact from other hurricanes and nor'easters on the beaches and dunes at Fire Island.

Date published: May 6, 2019
Status: Active

Using Drone Imagery to Assess Impacts of the 2018 Carr Fire

USGS WERC’s Dr. Karen Thorne and her research team are using drone imagery to understand how the 2018 Carr Fire affected ecosystems and cultural resources. The study, a collaboration with the National Park Service (NPS), focuses on Whiskeytown National Recreation Area in northern California. The drone images will help the WERC researchers identify changes in topography, cultural sites, debris...

Contacts: Karen Thorne