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USGS topographic data now available on mobile devices

USGS TNM Topographic Data viewed on a mobile device

Users of Android and iPhone mobile devices can now access USGS digital topographic maps on the go. Using GPS, they can zoom in on their precise location allowing for precise navigation.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 10/05/2013 - 07:24
latitude: 
38.9502
longitude: 
-77.3672

USGS: End of Mission for Landsat 5

On 21 December 2012, the U.S.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 10/01/2013 - 08:51
latitude: 
38.9472
longitude: 
-77.3675

USGS: New GLS Visualization Interface

USGS released a new EROS Science Processing Architecture (ESPA) GLS Visualization Interface.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 09/11/2012 - 08:00

USGS: Over 9 million downloads for free Landsat data

Screenshot of the USGS Global Visualization Viewer

The use of Landsat data has exploded since the United States Geological Survey (USGS) began distributing the data at no cost via the internet.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 12/09/2012 - 08:00

USGS reconsiders crowdsource mapping programme

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is examining the restoration of its popular volunteer mapping program, The National Map Corps.

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Wed, 22/08/2012 - 09:11

NASA maps location and faults of Iran earthquakes

On August 11, 2012 two strong earthquakes shook Iran.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 14/08/2012 - 09:41

USGS rolls out new LandsatLook Viewer

On 23 July 2012 the United States Geological Survey (USGS) made available their new LandsatLook Viewer.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 30/07/2012 - 09:49

NASA celebrates 40 years of Earth Observation

NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will hold a news conference at 11 a.m.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 18/07/2012 - 12:21

january-2012 updates

Issue Date: 
Fri, 03/02/2012

 

UN-SPIDER News

• The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal gets a new look

Landsat 5 Mission in Jeopardy

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has stopped acquiring images from the 27-year-old Landsat 5 Earth observation satellite due to a rapidly degrading electronic component.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 21/11/2011 - 11:00
latitude: 
38.9466
longitude: 
-77.3666