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USGS

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

USGS Releases New JavaScript Library for Plotting Water Data for the Nation

A new JavaScript library, called GWIS (Graphing Water Information System), can create time-series plots of information measured at U.S. Geological Survey hydrologic data collection sites across the United States. Developed by the USGS Texas Water Science Center, the user-friendly interface integrates...

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

USGS-NASA Pecora Award Recognizes Excellence in Earth Observation

An annual award for outstanding achievement in remote sensing A longtime innovator in space-based Earth observation at Boston University and a team that has paved the way for the next generation of satellite precipitation observations have both...

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Volcano Monitoring in Indonesia Improving, Saving Lives

Indonesia has the world’s greatest at-risk population for volcano hazards and is the most volcanically active nation on Earth. To help mitigate potential disasters to its country and people, the Indonesian Center for Volcanology and Geologic Hazard...

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

MAPPS Endorses Model State Legislation to Support USGS 3DEP program

Reston, VA – MAPPS (www.mapps.org), the national association of private sector geospatial firms, today announced the release of model legislation for state legislaturesto help coordinate state level partnerships for the collection of enhanced elevation data in support...

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

USGS Releases Results of Gem County Groundwater Quality Study

The entire population of southwestern Idaho’s Gem County depends on aquifers for its drinking water. The water in those aquifers is of generally good quality according to a U.S. Geological Survey report released today. The study was...

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

OGC Invites You to its Testbed 12 Demonstration and Exposition

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is inviting members and the public to attend the OGC Testbed 12 demonstration and exposition of the technology developed during its latest Interoperability Program initiative on 29 November 2016 at the USGS...

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Sanborn Inks Major Mapping Deal With USGS

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. (Sanborn) has won a Geospatial Products and Services Contracts (GPSC) award from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) that allows the agency to negotiate task orders with Sanborn during the next...

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

USGS Releases New Estimate of Copper Potential for Northeast Asia

SPOKANE, Wash., June 19, 2015—Significant amounts of undiscovered copper may be present in northeast Asia according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. USGS scientists evaluated the potential for copper in undiscovered porphyry copper deposits in Russia...

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

A New Era of Space Collaboration Between Australia and U.S.

June 18, 2015 — On June 18, 2015 in Canberra, Australia, the U.S. Geological Survey and Geoscience Australia signed a comprehensive new partnership to maximize land remote sensing operations and data that can help to address issues...

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Landslides, Mudslides Likely to Remain a Significant Threat in Nepal for Months

ANN ARBOR, April 29, 2015—The threat of landslides and mudslides remains high across much of Nepal's high country, and the risk is likely to increase when the monsoon rains arrive this summer, according to a University of...

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