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The NDGS Newsletter, published semi-annually, is designed to reach a general audience and includes current Survey projects, oil and gas industry updates, educational opportunities, and feature articles about interesting geologic phenomena of North Dakota. Correspondence, subscription requests, and address changes should be addressed to: Editor, NDGS Newsletter, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck, ND 58505-0840 or email at Publications Clerk

1) How to order NDGS publications
Publications may be purchased by mail, e-mail, or in person at the NDGS office.  All orders must be prepaid.  (If ordering by credit card, please have Visa or MasterCard number handy.)  Include publication title, number, quantity desired and cost, along with a return address and phone number.  No shipping and handling charge is required when ordering publications. In addition to credit cards, cash, money order, or check is accepted payable to the North Dakota Geological Survey. Reasonable requests for items for which no price is quoted are sent free of charge.

2) Mailing address

Publications Clerk
North Dakota Geological Survey
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0840
e-mail - Publications Clerk

3) Telephone: (701)328-8000

5) Out-of-print publications
Photocopies of most out-of-print publications are available for $0.15 per copied page. Maps that are no longer in print can be photocopied at the following rates:
11" x 17" - $0.50
24" x 36" - $1.00
30" x 42" - $1.50

NDGS publications are also available in many university, public, and state libraries, and at other state geological surveys.

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7) Topographic maps
The NDGS stocks all USGS topographic maps for North Dakota, and also stocks selected U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and National Park maps for the state.

8) GIS/digital data
The NDGS stocks some available digital map data (computer readable) covering North Dakota that has been produced by the USGS, as well as some produced by other federal agencies. The NDGS can provide this data in several formats and on several media types. Pricing is dependent on quantity, format, and media type. For more information contact the NDGS GIS Manager at 701-328-8000, e-mail GIS technician or access ND GIS information Online, the North Dakota Geological Survey's clearinghouse for digital information

9) Earth Science Information Center
Since 1987, the NDGS has been an affiliate office of the Earth Science Information Center (ESIC) network Coordinated by the U.S. Geological Survey, this nationwide ESIC network provides information about geologic, hydrologic, topographic, and land-use maps, books, and reports; aerial, satellite, and radar images and related products; digital earth science and map data and related software; and geodetic data. As an ESIC office, the NDGS assists the public in locating earth science information about North Dakota as well as other states. The NDGS also operates a sales outlet for federally produced topographic and digital map data, and serves as a clearinghouse for digital spatial data. For information contact Fred Anderson, ESIC Coordinator. (E-mail: Fred Anderson or phone: 328-8000)


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North Dakota Geological Survey
Last modified October 5, 2007