The National Map partnership network cultivates and maintains long-term relationships with
partners and develops agreements for The National Map and other initiatives that support USGS
science. Partnerships are the foundation The National Map because they leverage funding across
organizations to provide significant cost savings, reduce redundancy in geospatial data acquisition and
stewardship, and ensure availability of common base data to a broad range of users and applications.
University of Hawaii - Partnership to update stream names for five major watersheds on the islands of Oahu, Hawaii, and Maui.
Guam Coastal Management Program - Partnership project for updating the Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD) and the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) of Guam.
Elevation and Imagery
National Geospatial Program - Partnership to acquire over 85 square miles of high-resolution lidar data and imagery over American Samoa to support community planning, emergency response, and science, environmental, and mapping user communities.
Science Support - Assisted USGS biology, geology, and water scientists in obtaining imagery, elevation, and other geospatial data.
3D Elevation Program Inventory - Validated information on known datasets and documented new datasets to update the national inventory of high-resolution elevation data - http://www.csc.noaa.gov/inventory/.
Outreach - Conducted and coordinated National Geospatial Program outreach activities by attending a range of meetings, participating in conferences, and coordinating trainings and workshops to support the geospatial community in the State.
Emergency Response - Liaisons provide general geospatial data discovery and acquisition assistance during emergencies as those events occur throughout the fiscal year.