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Hurricane Dorian
August 29, 2019
HURRICANE DORIAN RESPONSE AND RECOVERY At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), GeoPlatform.gov is aggregating information regarding best available open geospatial resources (datasets, services, maps, applications, and web content) to support mapping and related response & recovery efforts for Hurricane Dorian. Information about geospatial resources supporting Hurricane Dorian response and recovery activities Read More...
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New Resilience Community!
July 3, 2019
Resilience Launched in 2014, the Climate Data Initiative (CDI) brought together an extensive collection of open government data related to environmental change and climate resilience. These data were curated and made available at data.gov/climate to make them more easily accessible to researchers, innovators, and the general public. Now, the geospatial portion of these data are available through GeoPlaform.gov via Read More...
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New OceanReports Web Tool
May 10, 2019
Check out the new OceanReports web tool! A new, web-based interactive tool for ocean mapping and planning created by the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will give everyone from ocean industries to coastal managers, students, as well as the Read More...
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USGS 3DEP Lidar Point Cloud Now Available as Amazon Public Dataset
March 19, 2019
The USGS 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) is excited to announce the availability of a new way to access and process lidar point cloud data from the 3DEP repository. 3DEP has been acquiring three-dimensional information across the United States using light detection and ranging (lidar) technology- an airborne laser-based remote sensing technology that collects billions of lidar returns Read More...
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National Transportation Atlas Database Winter 2019 Update
March 19, 2019
Friday, January 25, 2019 – The Winter 2019 update to the National Transportation Atlas Database (NTAD) was released today with two new datasets, nine revised datasets, 15 vector tile services, and faster web services for all NTAD datasets. NTAD is a Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) compilation of geospatial datasets representing the nation’s transportation infrastructure, containing roadways, Read More...
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