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Core Science Systems Collection of Data and Application Resources

CSS Data and Applications


The Core Science Systems Mission Area in the USGS is responsible for the foundational mapping of the Nation's geology (National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program); topography, hydrography, and the other layers/products that go into The National Map (National Geospatial Program); and biogeography with detailed biodiversity information. Core Science Systems also has functions within its Scientific Synthesis and Analytics Research Program for the USGS Library System, a program in Data Preservation and Laboraties, and an informatics research capability. In addition, the John Wesley Powell Center for Earth System Analyis and Synthesis finds its home within Core Science Systems. All of these programs produce data and other scientific [...]

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This ScienceBase collection provides an aggregation of all the different data systems and applications of the Core Science Systems Mission Area. The records describe the various platforms and include contact information and the best available access points for the various systems.


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