Course Description and Credit Information

This comprehensive series of videos is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of The National Map (TNM) and the wide array of products and services it offers. As the primary civilian mapping agency of the United States, USGS has spearheaded TNM as a vital resource within its National Geospatial Program. TNM plays a pivotal role in enhancing topographic information for the entire nation, with applications spanning from recreation to scientific analysis and emergency response.

Learning Objectives:

1. Gain a profound understanding of The National Map’s importance within the USGS National Geospatial Program and its role in improving geospatial data for the nation.

2.Master the art of navigating The National Map Viewer, a primary gateway to visualize geospatial data. You will become proficient in using the interface and exploring the data content.

3. Explore advanced functionalities within the viewer, such as adding data, drawing on the map, and selecting data, empowering you to work more efficiently with geospatial information.

General Course Information

Credits 1.25 CEU/CE/PH/CH
HSW Yes
Format Pre-recorded webinar