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Draft National Spatial Data Infrastructure Strategic Plan
Document Number: 2024-15508
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-07-16
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).
Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2024-14904
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-07-08
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; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget; Central Flyway Online Goose Harvest Assessment
Document Number: 2024-14157
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-27
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Markup Application
Document Number: 2024-13792
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; The National Map Corps (TNMCorps)-Volunteered Geographic Information Project
Document Number: 2024-13815
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Advisory Committee on Landslides; Call for Nominations
Document Number: 2024-12161
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-04
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Geological Survey seeks nominations for individuals to be considered for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Landslides.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Cultural Ecosystem Services Mapping Survey
Document Number: 2024-11066
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-21
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Advisory Committee for Science Quality and Integrity; Call for Nominations; Second Extension
Document Number: 2024-10718
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-16
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), is seeking nominations for the Federal Advisory Committee for Science Quality and Integrity (Committee). The Committee will advise the Secretary of the Interior and the USGS Director on matters related to the responsibilities of the USGS Office of Science Quality and Integrity (OSQI) including monitoring and enhancing the integrity, quality, and health of all USGS science. This is a second 30-day extension of the call for nominations published in the Federal Register on February 26, 2024.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Did You Feel It? Earthquake Questionnaire
Document Number: 2024-10362
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-14
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is requesting to renew an information collection with revisions.
Call for Nominations for the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2024-09992
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-08
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 (NEHRP).
Vulnerability to Water Insecurity, Hazards Planning and Response
Document Number: 2024-09423
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-01
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Markup Application
Document Number: 2024-07667
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-11
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget; The William T. Pecora Award Application and Nomination Process
Document Number: 2024-07729
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-11
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an existing information collection without change.
Advisory Committee for Science Quality and Integrity; Call for Nominations; Extension
Document Number: 2024-07581
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-10
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), is seeking nominations for membership on the Advisory Committee for Science Quality and Integrity (Committee). The Committee will advise the Secretary of the Interior and the USGS Director on matters related to the responsibilities of the USGS Office of Science Quality and Integrity (OSQI) including monitoring and enhancing the integrity, quality, and health of all USGS science. This is a 30-day extension of the call for nominations published in the Federal Register on February 26, 2024.
Notice of Public Meeting of Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2024-07275
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-05
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is hereby giving notice that the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) will meet as noted below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Cooperative Research Units (CRU)
Document Number: 2024-06428
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-26
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Science and Data for Water-Hazards Response
Document Number: 2024-05214
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-12
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Ferrous Metals Surveys
Document Number: 2024-04026
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an Information Collection.
Advisory Committee for Science Quality and Integrity Establishment; Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2024-03829
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-26
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is establishing and seeking nominations for the Advisory Committee for Science Quality and Integrity (Committee). The Committee will advise the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of the USGS on matters related to the responsibilities of the USGS Office of Science Quality and Integrity (OSQI) including monitoring and enhancing the integrity, quality, and health of all USGS science through executive oversight and development of strong practices, policy, and supporting programs. Functional areas in the OSQI include Scientific Integrity; Science Quality; Fundamental Science Practices; Office of Tribal Relations; Youth and Education in Science (YES); Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM); Laboratories; Postdoctoral Research; and Research and Equipment Development Grade Evaluations of USGS scientists.
Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2024-03330
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-20
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), 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 and is open to members of the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Panhandle Terrapin Project
Document Number: 2024-02591
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-08
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Landslide Hazards Risk Reduction Grants Program
Document Number: 2024-02589
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-08
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the USGS is proposing a new information collection.
Public Meeting of the Advisory Council for Climate Adaptation Science
Document Number: 2024-02210
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-05
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal advisory committee meeting of the Advisory Council for Climate Adaptation Science (ACCAS) will take place and is open to members of the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: User Testing of Graphics for USGS Aftershock Forecasts
Document Number: 2024-00946
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-19
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2024-00561
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-12
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior (DOI) is issuing a public notice of its intent to rescind three United States Geological Survey (USGS) Privacy Act systems of records from its existing inventory: INTERIOR/USGS-13, Manuscript Processing, INTERIOR/USGS-15, Earth Science Information Customer Records, and INTERIOR/USGS-20, Photo File System, as the associated records are no longer subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act.
Agency Information Collection Activities; U.S. Geological Survey Bird Banding Permit Applications and Band Recovery Reports
Document Number: 2023-26566
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-04
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a renewal of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; The William T. Pecora Award Application and Nomination Process
Document Number: 2023-25944
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is seeking to extend an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; USA National Phenology Network-The Nature's Notebook Plant and Animal Observing Program
Document Number: 2023-25915
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to extend an information collection.
Public Meeting of the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-23767
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-27
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) will take place.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Science Communication Strategies Related to Mining Activities
Document Number: 2023-23654
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-26
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Central Flyway Online Goose Harvest Assessment
Document Number: 2023-23533
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-25
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; USGS Water Use Data and Research Program Announcement; Water Use Data and Research Program Feasibility Study
Document Number: 2023-22293
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-06
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to revise an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Cooperative Research Units (CRU)
Document Number: 2023-22326
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-06
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is renewing an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Ferrous Metals Surveys
Document Number: 2023-21183
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-28
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an Information Collection.
Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-20588
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-22
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 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 and is open to members of the public.
Advisory Committee on Landslides; Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2023-20363
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-20
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Geological Survey seeks nominations for individuals to be considered for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Landslides.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Assessment of Flooding Impacts and Climate Inequities
Document Number: 2023-20265
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-19
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Next Generation Volcano Hazards Assessment (NGVHA)
Document Number: 2023-19938
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-15
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Landslide Hazards Risk Reduction Grants Program
Document Number: 2023-19545
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-11
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Action for the Development of an Updated Facility for the National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wisconsin
Document Number: 2023-19055
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-05
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announces its intent to prepare an EIS for the development of an updated facility for the National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) (Proposed Action) located in Madison, Wisconsin. The EIS will be prepared consistent with the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended in 2023; Council on Environmental Quality regulations implementing NEPA, as amended May 20, 2022; and USGS regulations implementing NEPA. This NOI announces the start of the EIS scoping process and seeks public comment on the Proposed Action. Information about the existing facility and Proposed Action can be found on the project website at: https://nwhceis.com/.
Agency Information Collection Activities; U.S. Geological Survey Bird Banding Permit Applications and Band Recovery Reports
Document Number: 2023-18991
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-01
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2023-17577
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-16
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior (DOI) is issuing a public notice of its intent to create the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Privacy Act system of records, INTERIOR/USGS-28, USGS Store Customer Records. This system of records is being established to manage customer records for earth science and information products available through the USGS Store. This newly established system will be included in DOI's inventory of record systems.
Agency Information Collection Activities; USA National Phenology Network-The Nature's Notebook Plant and Animal Observing Program
Document Number: 2023-16617
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-04
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Water Resources Management-Institutional Resiliency and Data Delivery Needs Information Collection
Document Number: 2023-15695
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-25
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Turtle Distribution Database
Document Number: 2023-14479
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-10
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 Mapping Resources Initiative (Earth MRI) Competitive Cooperative Agreement Program With State Geological Surveys
Document Number: 2023-14038
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-03
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will seek Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of an extension of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Science and Data for Water-Hazards Response
Document Number: 2023-13414
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-23
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Science Communication Strategies Related to Mining Activities
Document Number: 2023-12808
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-15
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection.
Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-12177
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-07
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 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 eDNA Data and Metadata Submission Forms
Document Number: 2023-12017
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-06
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
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