The United States Geological Survey is the lead federal government agency for mapping, earth sciences, and water resources.
The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to:
* describe and understand the Earth;
* minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters;
* manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and
* enhance and protect our quality of life.
December 11th, 2013 - What are Future Climate Projections for Precipitation and Temperature for Your County?
September 17th, 2013 - NASA Launches Study of Next-Generation Global Land Imaging System
September 3rd, 2013 - Landsat 8 Satellite Sees Rim Fire from Space
August 21st, 2013 - Remapping Coastal Areas Damaged by Hurricane Sandy
July 31st, 2013 - USGS Offers Nearly 3,900 New Maps in Time for Summer