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Remote sensing

Acquiring information about a natural feature or phenomenon, such as the Earth's surface, without actually being in contact with it. USGS remote sensing is usually carried out with airborne or spaceborne sensors or cameras.
This category is also used for airborne imaging, photogrammetry, satellite imaging, and space-borne sensing.

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Processed Thematic Mapper satellite imagery for selected areas within the U.S.-Mexico borderlands

The passage of the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA), establishment of the Border Environmental Cooperation Commission as well as the EPA U.S./Mexico Border XXI Program has focused attention to the environmental social-cultural, and economic conditio

Monthly average polar sea-ice concentration 1978 through 1991

This data set represents the results of calculations carried out on sea-ice-concentration data from the SMMR and SSM/I instruments. The original data were obtained from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). The data set also contains the source

Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio magnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

Gamma-ray, Magnetic, and Topographic Data for the Colorado Front Range

The grid files presented here are in ASCII format that uses the definitions of the grid exchange format (GXF). The files can be viewed using a suitable word processing program. The different grids are: >Kfrco.gxf potassium concentrations in the rocks

Digital data grids for the magnetic anomaly map of North America

A digital magnetic anomaly database and map for the North American continent is the result of a joint effort by the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC), U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), and Consejo de Recursos Minerales of Mexico (CRM). The database and ma

Gravity and ground magnetic data from selected traverses in the Amargosa desert and vicinity, Nevada and California

Maps of aeromagnetic data and a table of gravity station data embedded in the PDF report, not as separate files

Modern Average Global Sea-Surface Temperature

The data contained in this data set are derived from the NOAA Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Multichannel Sea Surface Temperature data (AVHRR MCSST), which are obtainable from the Distributed Active Archive Center at the Jet Propulsion Laborator

Aeromagnetic Map of the Death Valley Ground-Water Model Area, Nevada and California

An aeromagnetic map of the Death Valley groundwater model area was prepared from published aeromagnetic surveys as part of an interagency effort by the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Department of Energy to help characterize the geology and hydrology