Tag: U.S. Geological Survey

Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: USGS National Atlas Streamer

In this week’s Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity I’d like to introduce you to a new mapping service from the USGS, part of the National Atlas, called Streamer. Navigate America’s Major Rivers Without Getting Wet

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Releases New Heights of Accuracy for World Topography

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) have collaborated in the development of a much improved global elevation model, the Global Multi-resolution Terrain Elevation Data 2010 (GMTED2010). GMTED2010 replaces the widely used, 15-year-old GTOPO30 terrain model

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ACSM Nominee Gary Thompson Appointed to National Geospatial Advisory Committee

GAITERSBURG, MD – Gary Thompson, Section Chief of the North Carolina Geodetic Survey, and a member of two ACSM Member Organizations, AAGS and NSPS, was among the 15 individuals appointed by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to serve as

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Professional Land Surveyor News-U.S. Geological Survey Awarded JAVAD GNSS up to $3.9M Contract

Professional Land Surveyor News-U.S. Geological Survey Awarded JAVAD GNSS up to $3.9M Contract The Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, has awarded contract G10PC00160 resulting from competitive solicitation 10WRSS0010 to JAVAD GNSS, Inc. of San Jose, CA. The contract is

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Free U.S. Earth Imagery Sharpens Shared View of Global Challenges

USGS Director McNutt a Leader in U.S. Delegation at International Conference Free, easily accessible U.S. satellite data enables any citizen, scientist, or analyst who can use the information to contribute to a shared vision of the challenges facing our planet.

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Landsat 5 Satellite is Now Stabilized and the Cause is Being Investigated

Satellite is Now Stabilized and the Cause is Being Investigated Landsat 5 tumbled out of control and power was at a critical level in the early morning of August 13. The cause for this anomaly is currently unknown and being

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USGS Astrogeologists Contribute to “Moon in Google Earth”

Astrogeologists at the U.S. Geological Survey here provided critical data sets used in the latest release of planetary exploration tools from Google, Inc.  The updated software enables users to explore the moon in high detail, including the Apollo 11 landing

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