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USGS represented at the International Cartographic Conference

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, English, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US Environment, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on USGS represented at the International Cartographic Conference

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey 2 Headline: USGS represented at the International Cartographic Conference Release Date: July 13, 2017 USGS supervisory geographer Kimberly Mantey (right) explains details of the USGS the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) to a conference participant.(Public domain.) GIScience professionals, governmental authorities, commercial cartography representatives, academics, and students of geoinformation, […]

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Flexibility in Behavior of Some Animals Helps Them Accommodate a Changing Climate

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Economics, English, Environment, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on Flexibility in Behavior of Some Animals Helps Them Accommodate a Changing Climate

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey Headline: Flexibility in Behavior of Some Animals Helps Them Accommodate a Changing Climate Release Date: July 12, 2017A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey and its partners has identified situations and conditions where some animals display behavioral flexibility – the ability to rapidly change behavior in […]

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Mapping Volunteers in the Spotlight

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Economics, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United States Government, United States of America, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on Mapping Volunteers in the Spotlight

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey Headline: Mapping Volunteers in the Spotlight Release Date: July 12, 2017As the USGS continues to celebrate “Mapping Month”, we again promote noteworthy contributors to The National Map Corps “crowdsourcing” project.The National Map Corps (TNM Corps) is an online crowdsourcing mapping project with volunteers successfully editing structures in […]

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USGS: Louisiana’s Rate of Coastal Wetland Loss Continues to Slow

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Economics, Energy, English, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on USGS: Louisiana’s Rate of Coastal Wetland Loss Continues to Slow

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey Headline: USGS: Louisiana’s Rate of Coastal Wetland Loss Continues to Slow Release Date: July 12, 2017Lack of Major Hurricanes Since 2008 Is Likely the Main ReasonLouisiana has been losing coastal wetlands since at least the 1930s, but the long-term rate of land loss has slowed since its […]

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USGS Topo Base Map Updates

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United States Government, United States of America, US Environment, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on USGS Topo Base Map Updates

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey 2 Headline: USGS Topo Base Map Updates Release Date: July 11, 2017 An updated “USGS Topo Base Map” service named “USGS Topo” includes some new design changes and refreshed data content. The new design includes a lighter gray-scale shaded relief, fewer boundary layers, and other cartographic refinements […]

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Hawaiian Birds Rapidly Colonize Young Restoration Forest

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Economics, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United States Government, United States of America, US Environment, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on Hawaiian Birds Rapidly Colonize Young Restoration Forest

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey 2 Headline: Hawaiian Birds Rapidly Colonize Young Restoration Forest Release Date: July 10, 2017 Forest birds on the island of Hawaii are responding positively to being restored in one of the largest, ongoing reforestation projects at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge, according to a new study released […]

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USGS Scientists to Track Effects of Historic Lake Ontario Flooding

By   /  July 8, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United States Government, United States of America, US Environment, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on USGS Scientists to Track Effects of Historic Lake Ontario Flooding

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey 2 Headline: USGS Scientists to Track Effects of Historic Lake Ontario Flooding Release Date: July 7, 2017 Media Alert: Reporters wishing to accompany USGS scientists in the field the week of July 10 should contact Bill Coon, 607-220-6280 or wcoon@usgs.gov by 5 pm EDT Friday, July 7. […]

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Volunteering for Science

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Energy, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United States Government, United States of America, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on Volunteering for Science

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey Headline: Volunteering for Science Release Date: July 6, 2017The National Map Corps recognizes major volunteers to national mapping effortsSince late 2009, the USGS has been asking and allowing citizen scientists to help improve national mapping data. Using this “crowd sourcing” technique, volunteers had reviewed, edited and submitted […]

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Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake in Montana

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United States Government, United States of America, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake in Montana

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey Headline: Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake in Montana Release Date: July 6, 2017The USGS has up-to-date details on the July 6, 2017 event.A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck western Montana near northwest Helena, on July 6, 2017 at 12:30 a.m. local time.Visit the USGS event page for more information. For estimates of casualties […]

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Return of the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Economics, Energy, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United States Government, United States of America, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on Return of the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey Headline: Return of the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Release Date: July 5, 2017From the journals of Lewis & Clark, April 13, 1805 (in the vicinity of Pouch Point Recreation Area – 16 miles south of New Town, North Dakota):“we found a number of carcases [sic] of the Buffaloe [sic] […]

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Hot new imagery of wintering bats suggests a group behavior for battling white-nose syndrome

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Economics, Energy, English, Environment, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on Hot new imagery of wintering bats suggests a group behavior for battling white-nose syndrome

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey Headline: Hot new imagery of wintering bats suggests a group behavior for battling white-nose syndrome Release Date: July 5, 2017Hot new imagery from temperature-sensing cameras suggests that bats who warm up from hibernation together throughout the winter may be better at surviving white nose syndrome, a disease […]

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Finding Yourself Outdoors

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Economics, English, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US Geological Survey  /  Comments Off on Finding Yourself Outdoors

MIL OSI USA – Source: US Geological Survey Headline: Finding Yourself Outdoors Release Date: July 5, 2017Updated USGS digital topographic maps feature more trails and other recreation points of interestIt’s officially summer, and USGS maps can help you to get outside and explore. Updated US Topo maps and other mapping products now make the planning, plotting […]

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