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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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US Topo maps repackage geographic information system (GIS) data in traditional map form; this benefits non-specialist map users, as well as applications that need traditional maps. Read more about topographic maps, view and learn what different symbols mean, and find out how maps can be purchased.
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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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Deep Time Maps Inc. was founded in 2004 as Colorado Plateau Geosystems Inc. Our new name better describes the maps we produce. We provide paleogeographic maps to educators, museums, visitor centers, books, web sites and corporations throughout the world.
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The surface of the Earth is always changing. Some changes like earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, and landslides happen quickly and other changes, such as most erosional processes, happen slowly over time. It's often hard to see these changes from ground level. A much broader view is needed, and...
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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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NOAA's National Weather Service provides precipitation data using GIS technology. View precipitation amounts across the country ranging from the last few hours to the last 120 days.
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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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This website has great maps of tectonic plates and shake maps where earthquakes are likely to occur. Learn and explore everything about earthquakes.
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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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Input parameters into the map viewer and see data related to land use and coverage, hydrology, transportation, structures, elevation index, and natural hazards.
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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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