US Geological Survey announces LiDAR partnership opportunity

The US Geological Survey has announced a LiDAR partnership opportunity as part of the 3DEP program.

Engravings available of USGS Topo Maps

Engravings released that were once used to create USGS topos

USGS publication outlines benefits of proposed nationwide elevation program for Wisconsin

Last week the USGS announced 24 state-specific facts sheets that describe the benefits of a proposed nationwide elevation program known as “3DEP.”

Landsat 8 satellite fully operational

The much-anticipated Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) entered operational status yesterday, May 30th.

New national elevation inventory now available

The cooperative effort by USGS, FEMA, and NOAA seeks to track the existence and availability of high-resolution elevation data over both land and coastal areas in the U.S.

National Enhanced Elevation Assessment (NEEA) study complete

The National Enhanced Elevation Assessment (NEEA) has just been completed.

USGS historic map scanning project has strong Wisconsin ties

Project Manager Greg Allord highlights some interesting Wisconsin connections to a major USGS initiative.

Thousands of historic topographic maps now available from USGS

Over 2,800 historic maps of Wisconsin available in GeoPDF format for free.

The National Map Users Conference: The Question, What is a Map? Is More Relevant than Ever

Frederick Reuss, renowned author of several books, was a plenary speaker at the recent National Map Users Conference in Golden, Colorado.

USGS hosts inaugural National Map Users Conference

The U.S. Geological Survey put on an impressive show for 400+ attendees at their conference designed to connect with users of The National Map.