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New Tool Allows Users to Explore Mountains Worldwide

A new tool that gives users the most detailed view yet of the world’s mountains is now available from the USGS. And it’s as close as your computer or cellphone.

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South Dakota State University Ranks 27th in World for Remote Sensing Research

AUGUST 21, 2017 – South Dakota State University was ranked 27th worldwide and 7th in the United States for research productivity in the area of remote sensing, according to ShanghaiRanking’s 2017

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USGS Releases New JavaScript Library to Create Location Search Widgets for Web Applications

The U.S. Geological Survey Search API is a custom JavaScript library useful for creating a location search widget in a webpage, typically in conjunction with a web map. The widget connects to

Remote Sensing

NAU Scientist Uses Remote Sensing to Detect Groundwater in Drought-stricken East Africa

Drought is a condition when a region notes a deficiency in its water supply whether surface or underground water. A drought can last for months or years, or may be declared

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ISRO and USGS Signed MoU for Cooperation in Exchange on Remote Sensing Data

New Delhi, (PTI) – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and United States Geological Survey (USGS) for cooperation in the exchange and

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USGS -Building Unified Geospatial Data for Land-Change Modeling—A Case Study in the Area of Richmond, Virginia

Building Unified Geospatial Data for Land-Change Modeling—A Case Study in the Area of Richmond, Virginia Abstract – An effort to build a unified collection of geospatial data for use in

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Esri Releases EMUs to Understand the Ocean

GIS Enables a New Way to Measure Marine Environments Redlands, California—Esri, the world leader in smart mapping technology, announced a whole new way of measuring the ocean on September 15,

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BLM, USGS Publish Data and Visualization Site for Sagebrush Geospatial Data

The Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Geological Survey  have published a hub to enable easy visualization and access to geospatial data about the west’s “sagebrush sea.” This will help

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New Maps for Texas and Oklahoma Released

Updated US Topo maps for Texas and Oklahoma available for download; add Census Bureau road data, wetlands layer and select trails New US Topo maps for Texas and Oklahoma are

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New Maps Illuminate Monterey Bay Area Seafloor

Six new sets of maps reveal the diverse and complex range of seafloor habitats along 130 kilometers (80 miles) of the central California coast from the Monterey Peninsula north to Pigeon