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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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Geospatial Platform Workshop Event Summary
January 9, 2019
Geospatial Platform Workshop Event Summary Event Summary The Department of Interior (DOI), the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), with assistance from the World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group (WWHGD WG) hosted the “Geospatial Platform (GeoPlatform) Workshop” on December 7-8, 2016. The purpose of the workshop was to present the implementation Read More...
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Hurricane Harvey Response and Recovery
January 9, 2019
Hurricane Harvey Response and Recovery At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data (HIFLD) Executive Secretariat has launched this Open Data website on the GeoPlatform to provide best available open GIS data and services to support mapping and related response & recovery efforts to Hurricane Harvey. The Open Read More...
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Hurricane Irma Response and Recovery
January 9, 2019
Hurricane Irma Response and Recovery At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data (HIFLD) Executive Secretariat has launched this Open Data website on the GeoPlatform to provide best available open GIS data and services to support mapping and related response & recovery efforts to Hurricane Irma. The Open Read More...
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