USGSThe USGS anticipates funding another round of projects through the USGS Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP).  Public webinars to share details and answer questions on the release are now scheduled for:

August 11, 2016 3:00 – 4:30 pm EST

August 15, 2016 1:00 – 2:30 pm EST

Notice of the webinars was recently posted in the Federal Register.  Link:

Details on the 3DEP program and coordination and outreach opportunities are posted on  The site has further details on the national webinars including registration and times.

USGS also plans to host some Pacific/Southwest-Region specific webinars to take a closer look at requirements in CA, NV, AZ, HI, and Pacific Basin in the latter part of August; information to follow.  Interested persons can plan on attending one of the national webinars and one of the southwest region webinars to get acquainted with more specific needs and potential partners in the area.

3DEP continues to utilize the NOAA sponsored Seasketch:  U.S. Federal Mapping Coordination – A Demonstration Site for Federal Mapping Data Acquisition Coordination) site for planning, coordinating partnerships, and tracking elevation data acquisition projects.


Should you have any problems utilizing the Updated 3DEP Project Collector Tool please contact Diana Thunen (  General questions regarding the 3DEP Program may be submitted to  General questions regarding the BAA may be submitted to