Geological Survey – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Angler Participation Study
Document Number: 2021-15713
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-23
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Notice of Webinar; Announcement of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Geospatial Program 3D Elevation Program FY21 Informational Training Webinar in Preparation for the Upcoming Release of the USGS Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program
Document Number: 2021-15224
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Geological Survey is proposing a program-sponsored informational training webinar to provide scripted training to prospective applicants. This 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) training has been developed to encourage applications from federal agencies, states, tribes, private industry and communities across the nation to support the acquisition of high-quality elevation data and a wide range of other three-dimensional representations of the Nation's natural and constructed features.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Industrial Minerals Surveys
Document Number: 2021-14252
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-12018
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place.
Agency Information Collection Activities; National Digital Trails Project-Trails Data Portal
Document Number: 2021-11017
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-01
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Nonferrous Metals Surveys
Document Number: 2021-11268
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-27
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an Information Collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Michindoh Glacial Aquifer Groundwater Study
Document Number: 2021-10876
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection of groundwater level measurements to enhance understanding of the regional groundwater system.
Agency Information Collection Activities; National Land Remote Sensing Education, Outreach and Research Activity
Document Number: 2021-10471
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-18
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) Grant Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-09909
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-11
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Current and Future Landsat User Requirements
Document Number: 2021-08133
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing renew an information collection. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC.
Agency Information Collection Activities; National Ground-Water Monitoring Network Cooperative Funding Application
Document Number: 2021-08020
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-20
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Markup Application
Document Number: 2021-04812
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-09
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Did You Feel It? Earthquake Questionnaire
Document Number: 2021-04292
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-02
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Local & Indigenous Knowledge of Permafrost Dynamics Across the Yukon River Basin
Document Number: 2021-04226
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-02
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; The William T. Pecora Award: Application and Nomination Process
Document Number: 2021-02666
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-09
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Hydrography Addressing tool
Document Number: 2021-02228
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-03
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-26729
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior (DOI) is seeking nominations to serve on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). The NGAC is a Federal Advisory Committee authorized through the Geospatial Data Act of 2018 (GDA), which operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior through the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) related to management of Federal geospatial programs, development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of the GDA. The Committee reviews and comments on geospatial policy and management issues and provides a forum for views of non-Federal stakeholders in the geospatial community.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Hydrography Maintenance Portal
Document Number: 2020-27293
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Current and Future Landsat User Requirements
Document Number: 2020-25375
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-18
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC.
Agency Information Collection Activities; The National Map Corps (TNMCorps)-Volunteered Geographic Information Project
Document Number: 2020-23459
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-23
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Ferrous Metals Surveys
Document Number: 2020-22905
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-16
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an Information Collection.
Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-21412
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-29
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place.
Draft National Spatial Data Infrastructure Strategic Plan; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-18879
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-27
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) is soliciting public comments on the draft strategic plan for the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). The draft strategic plan, along with instructions for submitting comments, is posted at: www.fgdc.gov/nsdi- plan. The FGDC is the interagency committee that serves as the lead entity in the executive branch for the development, implementation, and review of policies, practices, and standards relating to geospatial data. The FGDC operates under the authority of the Geospatial Data Act of 2018 (GDA) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. One of the FGDC's responsibilities under the GDA is to ``prepare and maintain a strategic plan for the development and implementation of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure in a manner consistent with national security, national defense, and emergency preparedness program policies regarding data accessibility.'' The GDA describes the NSDI as ``the technology, policies, criteria, standards, and employees necessary to promote geospatial data sharing throughout the Federal Government, State, tribal, and local governments, and the private sector (including nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education).''
Agency Information Collection Activities; Ferrous Metals Surveys
Document Number: 2020-17829
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-14
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Consolidated Consumers' Report
Document Number: 2020-08112
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-17
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an Information Collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Cooperative Research Units (CRU)
Document Number: 2020-03503
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-21
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection. Note: This is a long-term existing collection previously without an OMB number.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Topographic Data Grants
Document Number: 2020-00156
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-09
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Production Estimate
Document Number: 2020-00153
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-09
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Request for Comments; Department of the Interior Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers
Document Number: 2019-28366
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-03
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2019-26976
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-16
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior is rescinding six systems of records notices from its existing inventory. These notices are maintained by the United States Geological Survey and have been superseded by Government-wide and Department-wide system of records notices. With this rescindment, the affected bureau records will realign under the appropriate Government and Department of the Interior system of records notices.
Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-24887
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-18
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Sighting Reporting Form and Alert Registration Form
Document Number: 2019-24075
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-05
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; State Water Resources Research Institute Program Annual Application, National Competitive Grants, and Reporting
Document Number: 2019-23774
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-31
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Consolidated Consumers' Report
Document Number: 2019-23661
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-30
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
Document Number: 2019-23660
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-30
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an Information Collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments; Department of the Interior Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers
Document Number: 2019-22610
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Public Meeting of the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) and National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-22558
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the NCGMP and NGGDPP will take place.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Economic Contribution of Federal Investments in Restoration of Degraded, Damaged, or Destroyed Ecosystems
Document Number: 2019-21489
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Public Meeting (via Teleconference) of the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-18822
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will meet as indicated below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Mine, Development, and Mineral Exploration Supplement
Document Number: 2019-17199
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-12
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; State Water Resources Research Institute Program Annual Application, National Competitive Grants, and Reporting
Document Number: 2019-16653
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-05
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Call for Nominations for the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council
Document Number: 2019-15726
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to serve on the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC). The NEPEC provides advice and recommendations to the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on earthquake predictions and related scientific research.
Call for Nominations for the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-15725
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to serve on the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC). The SESAC advises the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on matters relating to the USGS's participation in the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program.
Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-15641
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place.
Agency Information Collection Activities: ShakeAlert Community Feedback Form
Document Number: 2019-15154
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-17
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; National Coal Resources Data System
Document Number: 2019-15057
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-16
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Sighting Reporting Form and Alert Registration Form
Document Number: 2019-14916
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-15
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; USGS Ash Fall Report
Document Number: 2019-14100
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-02
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Markup Application
Document Number: 2019-14002
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-01
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Earth Explorer User Registration Service
Document Number: 2019-13597
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-26
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.