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The US Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri are pleased to announce the publication of the most detailed global ecological land units map in the world. This exciting new global data set provides a science platform for better understanding and accounting of the world's resources. Scientists, land...
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This interactive map allows the user to search for mineral resources across the world.
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This interactive map shows light pollution across the world.
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Simplified maps showing the locations of hazards from ash, pyroclastic flows, and lahars.
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Examine a global map showing how the strength of Earth's magnetic field varies from the equator to the poles.
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View current and past earthquakes around the globe. Use the zoom tool to see a particular region in detail.
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The National Geologic Map Database is a collaborative effort by USGS and the state geological surveys. This is a great map of the United States that is user friendly and helpful in order to access USGS topo maps.
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With this map, you can choose a state to access your local water levels, tide and current predictions, and other oceanographic and meteorological conditions.
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This map shows the locations of oil spills and other incidents for which NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R) provided scientific support for the response. It also shows the locations of other major spills, but it does not show the location of every significant oil spill.
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This site teaches students about Hurricanes, winter storms, tornados, thunder and lightning and floods. This site also contains activities that teachers can use with their students.
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In order to give fire managers near real-time information, fire perimeter data is updated daily based upon input from incident intelligence sources, GPS data, infrared (IR) imagery from fixed wing and satellite platforms. The GeoMAC website allows users in remote locations to manipulate map...
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The LandsatLook Viewer is a prototype tool that was developed to allow rapid online viewing and access to the USGS Landsat image archives.
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The National Water Information System (NWIS) provides map-interface access to data at over 1.5 million water-monitoring sites.
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Query and order satellite images, aerial photographs, and cartographic products.
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View the most recent events or search for past earthquakes.
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The Lunar and Planetary Institute presents this map series, the Lunar Map Catalog. Browse through different maps and charts of the moon.
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Our programs produce accurate geologic maps and 3-D geologic frameworks that provide critical data for sustaining and improving the quality of life and economic vitality of the Nation. They also organize, maintain, and publish the geospatial baseline of the Nation's topography, natural landscape,...
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This online too provides managers and citizens with easy-to-understand charts and graphs that describe complex coastal data. Users select a county of interest and the website does the rest, creating a helpful educational tool for governing bodies and citizen groups. Current snapshot topics include...
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Visualize and explore observed land cover changes for your region and time frame of interest.
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High resolution satellite map of global vegetation patterns.
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