USGS news

USGS Aerial Orthophoto Web Map Index

If you’re looking for aerial photographs of Arizona from the 1970’s, the USGS Orthophotos are a good place to start. The scale for these black and white photos is 1:24,000 and they line up with the USGS 7.5’ topographic map series. These photos are housed at the ASU Map and Geospat...

New Web Map for Accessing Phoenix LiDAR Data

Demand for the USGS LiDAR data pre-released to the ASU community  has been high. To streamline access to these critically valuable data, and to maximize their impact across the multitude of potential sustainability applications, the Map and Geospatial Hub has deposited the entire U...

Robust USGS LiDAR Data for Metro Phoenix Now Available

The Map and Geospatial Hub is pleased to announce a recent acquisition of brand new, yet-to-be-released geospatial datasets for greater metropolitan Phoenix produced through the United States Geological Survey (USGS). ...