TAG: United States Geological Survey

Esri book highlights analyzing, mapping surface water features

June 26, 2018By

Esri has published its latest book, “GIS for Surface Water: Using the National Hydrography Dataset,” by Jeff Simley, which details how to use geographic information system (GIS) technology to visualize and analyze data sets. Simley is an award-winning cartographer and the former lead of the Hydrography Program at the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The book examines the complexities of... read more

Woolpert contracted by USGS to map, survey throughout US

March 16, 2016By

Woolpert has signed a five-year, multimillion-dollar Geospatial Product and Services Contract 3 (GPSC 3) with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to provide mapping and surveying services. The GPSC is a suite of contracts used by federal, state and municipal government entities to partner with USGS for the purpose of fulfilling their geospatial data requirements. The contract will be administered through... read more

President’s 2017 budget proposes $1.2B for the USGS

February 10, 2016By

The President’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget request for the U.S. Geological Survey reflects the USGS’s vital role in addressing some of the most pressing challenges of the 21st century by advancing scientific discovery and innovation. The $1.2 billion FY 2017 request supports USGS’ ability to maintain the diversity of its scientific expertise so it can continue the large-scale, multi-disciplinary... read more

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OGC announces Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Project

January 5, 2016By

The Arctic SDI Pilot is sponsored by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Natural Resources Canada. The goal is to demonstrate to Arctic stakeholders the diversity, richness and value of a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) based on web services and standardized exchange formats in helping address critical issues impacting the Arctic. Stakeholders include national and pan-Arctic science and monitoring... read more

Avenza Adds USGS US Topo Maps to PDF Maps App

September 24, 2015By

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) continues to support the delivery of its digital maps through Avenza Systems Inc.‘s PDF Maps app. It has widened the selection to more than 120,000 US Topo topographic maps on its digital mapping platform, which provides digital users access to USGS’ rich map content and extends its reach with a growing base of mobile consumers. The... read more