USGS Mapathon – White House Mapathon Satellite Event – July 7, 2016

Date and Time: Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 1:00 – 5:00 pm EDT

Location: USGS The National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will be hosting its 1st USGS Mapathon in conjunction with the 2016 White House Mapathon at the USGS National Center in Reston, VA. This White House Mapathon Satellite Event is a call to all citizen mappers, cartographers, geonerds and data scientists to celebrate and actively participate in USGS open mapping projects. Help USGS map structures through The National Map Corps. Create geospatial visualizations of Critical Minerals. Check out our demos of USGS geospatial datasets, like the National Geologic Map Database, Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation, Landsat, and 3D Elevation.

To RSVP for the USGS Mapathon event in Reston, VA and receive more details, please send an email to Sophia B Liu (

More details and the agenda can be found at:

Use #USGSMapathon and #WHMapathon to spread the word and share your open mapping experience using USGS data!


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