Astrogeology Science Center

Third Planetary Data Workshop agenda and abstracts available

22 May 2017

Agenda and abstracts are available for the 3rd Planetary Data Workshop and The Planetary Geologic Mappers Annual Meeting, June 12–15, 2017. Flagstaff, Arizona. There is still plenty of time to register.PDFs: agenda // abstracts http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/planetdata2017/

ArcGIS Online adds support for planetary layers

18 May 2017

Several from NASA and the USGS worked with Esri to include several planetary bodies into their ArcGIS Online mapping environment. While planetary layers have been cataloged on ArcGIS Online for several years, and functioned properly in ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro, the javascript measurement tools… Read More

Third Planetary Data Workshop and Geologic Mappers Meeting

9 November 2016

Conference Date: June 12–15, 2017 Venue:  High Country Conference Center, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, ArizonaThis worskhop will cover a wide variety of planetary data topics, including current mission data availability and tools, online data access tools… Read More

Context Camera (CTX) Image Mosaics for Mars Human Exploration Zones

14 July 2016

We have created 39 regional semi-controlled CTX mosaics at 5m/pixel for the 2015 proposed Mars Human Exploration zones. They are individually available for download in GeoTiff format. Cosmetically, mosaics will have hard edges between images due to seasonal, time, and calibration differences.… Read More

Ten New THEMIS Geodetically Controlled Mosaics Available from the USGS

22 April 2016

THEMIS infrared geodetically controlled mosaics, updated spacecraft pointing and orientation information (i.e., preliminary smithed SPICE kernels), and supporting documentation are available for download and public use from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Astrogeology Science Center.… Read More

Announcement: Planetary Geologic Mappers Meeting 2016

19 April 2016

Dear Planetary Geologic Mappers,Announcing, registration and abstract submissions are now open for the 2016 Planetary Geologic Mappers’ Meeting, to be held at the USGS in Flagstaff, Arizona, June 13-15.The website is: http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/pgm2016.  You can register and… Read More

LIFT - Load Image from Footprint Toolbar for ArcMap

28 July 2015

The ArcMap 10.2 Python Addin called Load Image from Footprint Toolbar (LIFT, v0.2) was just released for testing. This simple ArcMap add-in loads one or more images from a footprint vector polygon file which has a text field with the image's local path and filename in the field.  To… Read More

Agenda for the 2nd Planetary Data Workshop

11 May 2015

Agenda and Presentations: http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/groups/planetary-data-workshopOn the heals of the excellent ESA GIS Workshop, the 2nd Data Workshop is quickly shaping up to be another great meeting to discuss upcoming data and tools and to participate in many hands-on seesions from ISIS… Read More

Abstracts for 2011 and 2012 PGM Meeting online

28 April 2015

Preliminary abstract volumes for the 2011 and 2012 Annual Planetary Geologic Mappers Meeting have been placed online: http://planetarymapping.wr.usgs.gov/Page/view/Meetings

Digital image mosaic and topographic map of the moon released

14 April 2015

Digital versions of the Image Mosaic and Topographic Map of the Moon have been released. The USGS Scientific Investigations Map 3316 (SIM3316) highlights both the LROC Team's global WAC mosaic and three of the LOLA Team's digital elevation models. For each map, lunar names (nomenclature) were… Read More