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Revised Alabama Maps Feature New Design

Newly designed US Topo maps covering Alabama are now available online for free download   US Topo maps now have a crisper, cleaner design – enhancing readability of maps for online

Remote Sensing Research Papers

Geologic Map of Mars

Geologic Map of Mars Abstract This global geologic map of Mars, which records the distribution of geologic units and landforms on the planet’s surface through time, is based on unprecedented


New York to LA: History of America’s Maps in One App

Redlands, California—Two of the nation’s most authoritative mapping sources, the U.S. Geological Survey and Esri, have partnered to put the rich tapestry of U.S. Historical Maps into the hands of

Business GIS

Measuring Landscape Disturbance of Gas Exploration in Nine Pennsylvania Counties

Landscape change in Pennsylvania’s Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Huntingdon, and Luzerne counties resulting from construction of well pads, new roads and pipelines for natural gas and coalbed

Business GIS

Discover the Northwest with Revised Montana Maps

Just in time to explore the great outdoors this summer, newly designed US Topo maps covering Montana are now available online for free download. US Topo maps now have a crisper,


USGS Webinar: Using The National Map Services to Enable your Web and Mobile Mapping Efforts

Are you a developer, firm, or organization using mobile or web applications to enable your users?  The USGS has publicly available geospatial services and data to help you! The USGS’

Remote Sensing

Upcoming Changes to Landsat Surface Reflectance Climate Data Records

Today I received an email from USGS as a notice of planned changes to the processing and output options of Landsat Surface Reflectance (SR) Climate Data Records (CDR). In the near


Digital Orthoimagery Base Specification V1.0

Abstract The resolution requirement for orthoimagery in support of the The National Map of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is 1 meter. However, as the Office of Management and Budget


Linking U.S. and Canadian Border Waters

In recent news by USGS, seamless digital maps of surface waters along the Canada and United States International Boundary are now possible. These maps make tracking complex water issues easier to solve

Remote Sensing

Dudley B. Chelton Awarded as 2013 Pecora Award

The US Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA has presented the 2013 William T. Pecora Award for achievement in Earth remote sensing to Dudley B. Chelton,