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[United States Geological Survey](https://www.usgs.gov/) . The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly Geological Survey) is the sole scientific agency of the US government's Dept. of Interior, with no regulatory responsibility. USGS studies the landscape of the US, natural resources, and natural hazards that threaten it. The organization has four major science disciplines, concerning biology, geography, geology, and hydrology.

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Downloading LIDAR from The National Map

I have found the .las file I'm looking for of Mill Basin, Brooklyn, NYC... USGS Lidar Point Cloud NY CMPG 2013 18TWK910955 LAS 2015. I navigate to the area of interest, create my bounding box, search ...
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API or query tool for USGS Protected Areas Database of the United States?

Is there an API or query tool for something like this PAD-US system? I want to determine if GPS coordinates are public land or private land. I could only see downloads or ESRI maps available. Thanks! ...
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earthquake usgs api filter by country

I am trying to get recent earthquake data using https://earthquake.usgs.gov/fdsnws/event/1/ api. For example this url (https://earthquake.usgs.gov/fdsnws/event/1/query?format=geojson&starttime=...
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Identifying State Parks in the PAD-US dataset (Protected Areas Database)

I'm looking to map "State Parks," and I found this phenomenal, but complex database. Has anyone ever worked with the PAD datasets before? (or know any easier way to map State Parks?) In the PAD ...
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USGS 3DEP DEM, what is an AWS “Staged Product”? Can I access “Staged Product” data over S3?

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has available as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) a 1-arcsecond Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of the conterminous United States (CONUS) — see 3DEP DEM....
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Where to get usa coastline/shoreline data

From where I can collect the USA coastline/shoreline data classified by name. I have the shoreline data but not classified. By classified I mean name of the coastline in different region. e.g. '...
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Data from the Great Lakes Science Center's Annual Bottom Trawl and Acoustics Surveys

The USGS's Great Lakes Science Center surveys fish populations every year in the Great Lakes. The results are compiled into reports, but is the underlying data available anywhere?