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.
March 5th, 2014 - President’s 2015 Budget Proposes $1.1 Billion for the USGS
February 12th, 2014 - National Scenic Trails Added to Washington State Maps
February 12th, 2014 - Interior Releases First National Interactive Map of Onshore Wind Turbines
February 11th, 2014 - Landsat 8 Celebrates First Year of Success