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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Va .
Written in English


  • Geological Survey (U.S.),
  • Geology,
  • Research

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Edition Notes

Statementby the Fundamental Science Practices Advisory Committee
SeriesCircular -- 1367, U.S. Geological Survey circular -- 1367.
LC ClassificationsQE75 .C5 no.1367
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24867169M
LC Control Number2011388780

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The USGS Fundamental Science Practices (FSP) encompass all elements of research investigations, including data collection, experimentation, analysis, writing results, peer review, management review, and Bureau approval and publication of information products. [Geological Survey (U.S.). Fundamental Science Practices Advisory Committee.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for U.S. Geological Survey fundamental science practices (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet. U.S. Geological Survey Fundamental Science Practices By the Fundamental Science Practices Advisory Committee Background The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) was established during the final session of the 45th Congress by the Organic Act of March 3, (20 Stat. ; 43 U.S. In accordance with USGS Fundamental Science Practices (FSP) requirements, all science information products (SM ) must be reviewed and approved for official release and dissemination, whether they are published by the USGS (SM ) or by an outside entity (SM ), if the author has full time, part time, or volunteer (including emeritus) USGS affiliation or shared .

In accordance with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Fundamental Science Practices (FSP) requirements, peer-reviewed scientific publications and data approved for release must be placed in an acceptable digital repository to allow free public access and long term preservation. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Survey Manual (SM) Chapter SM - Fundamental Science Practices: Review, Approval, and Release of USGS Information Products states: "Information products released to the public contain no statements that suggest that the products do not meet USGS standards of scientific excellence, integrity, and objectivity. Fundamental Science Practices: Review, Approval, and Release of Information Products (Replaces SM chapter and SM chapter ) Fundamental Science Practices: Safeguarding Unpublished U.S. Geological Survey Data, Information, and Associated Scientific Materials (Replaces SM chapter ). The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) uses Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) technology to monitor natural hazards, ensure geospatial control for climate and land use change, and gather data necessary for investigative studies related to water, the environment, energy, and ecosystems.

4 • Control Survey: Made to establish the horizontal and vertical positions of arbitrary points. • Boundary Survey: Made to determine the length and direction of land lines and to establish the position of these lines on the ground. • Topographic Survey: Made to gather data to produce a topographic map showing the configuration of the terrain and the location of natural and man-made objects. A Volcano Rekindled: the Renewed Eruption of Mount St. Helens, (U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, ) by william-e-scott-geological-survey-u-s-peter-h-stauffer-david-r-sherrod and Color and b/w Illustrations | Jan 1, Fundamental Science Practices (FSP) of the U.S. Geological Survey In this training module we explain how USGS provides free public access to journal articles and data as explained in the USGS Public Access Plan to ensure the USGS is in compliance with requirements by the Office of Science Technology and Policy (OSTP) and Office of Management. U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY. Reston, VA In Reply Refer to: Mail Stops , • The MAS is approved by the Center Director following Fundamental Science Practices and Survey Manual (SM) SM and SM U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods book 3, chap. C4, 53 p, accessed J at.