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    October 14, 2004

USGS Publications and Other Products

  General Catalogs, Locators, and Collections
  • USGS Store

    Purchase USGS published products (including maps, books, and general interest publications) as well as products of other agencies that are available from the USGS.

  • Publications Warehouse

    Search 60,000 bibliographic citations and obtain USGS series publications. Availability of content ranges from USGS Store purchase, to full text, to bibliographic citation only.

  • Biological Information on the Web—The National Biological Information Infrastructure

    The National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) is an electronic gateway to biological data and information developed and maintained by the USGS and other NBII partners and contributors in government agencies, academic institutions, non-government organizations, and private industry.

  • Geologic Information

    National Clearinghouse for geologic maps, datasets, and related geoscience information. Includes links to major USGS geoscience databases and programs as well as resources for creating digital geologic maps.

  • National Water Data—NWISWeb

    NWISWeb provides a comprehensive gateway to water-resources data collected at approximately 1.5 million sites in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

  • The National Map

    The Nation’s Topographic Map for the 21st Century—Access to high-quality, geospatial data and information from the USGS as well as Federal, State, and local partners.

  • National Atlas of the United States®

    Explore or download a comprehensive collection of small scale geospatial data from federal agencies.

  • Geodata.gov—Geospatial-One-Stop

    Web-based portal for one-stop access to maps, data, and other geospatial services from across all levels of government, including the USGS. Geodata.gov is a component of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure.
  Links to Specific Product Types and Collections
  • Books, Reports, and Other Publications

    Locate, view, download, or order scientific and technical articles and reports as well as general interest publications such as booklets, fact sheets, pamphlets, and posters resulting from the research performed by our scientists and partners.

  • Map Information

    Learn about, locate, view, download, or order topographic, geologic, and other special purpose maps and charts in a variety of printed and digital formats.

  • General Aerial Photograph Information

    Locate, view, download, or order photographs showing such features as landforms, vegetation cover, and other natural and man-made features and phenomena.

  • Digital Satellite Data

    Locate, view, download, or order global land remote sensing data derived from a variety of air- and satellite-borne sensors, including Landsat satellite imagery and data from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer carried aboard National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's polar orbiting weather satellites.

  • Digital Data Sets

    Locate and download or order a vast array of biologic, geographic, geologic, and hydrologic scientific data collected or created by USGS scientists and partners.

  • Scientific Software

    Public-domain software developed by USGS scientists and partners to support a wide variety of natural science research and mapping activities.

  • Real-Time Monitoring and Data

    Measurements of natural phenomena such as earthquakes and floods collected, distributed, and displayed for immediate analysis following their occurrence as well as "live" scientific monitoring via video technology.

  • Graphics, Photograph, and Video Collections

    Collections of photographs and other visual media, most copyright-free, derived from the work of USGS scientists and partners.
  Sources and Methods for Obtaining USGS Publications and Other Products
  • How to Obtain USGS Products

    A collection links to information about prices and how to obtain USGS publications and data products.

  • Retail Sales Partners

    Locate USGS Business Partners nationwide that sell selected USGS products including topographic maps, books and reports, digital cartographic and satellite data, and aerial photographs.

Department of the Interior

USGS Store

Publications Warehouse

Biological Information on the Web

Geologic Information

National Water Data

The National Map

National Atlas of the United States


Retail Sales Partners

How to Obtain USGS Products

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