Mercury's surface in "enhanced color," a color scheme created to emphasize color differences. This is not what Mercury would look like to the human eye, but by applying mathematical analysis to images, color differences can be accentuated beyond those visible to a person.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial under construction.
The workers had to endure conditions that varied from blazing hot to bitterly cold and windy. Each day they climbed 700 stairs to the top of the mountain to punch-in on the time clock. Then 3/8 inch thick steel cables lowered them over the front of the 500-foot face of the mountain in a "bosun chair." Despite the dangers, no one was killed during the project.
Otters in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska.
The sea otter population of Glacier Bay has increased dramatically in the past 20 years. Ecologists consider sea otters a keystone species here. Otters consume vast quantities of clams, urchins, crabs, and other invertebrates and their presence creates ripples through the ecosystem. NPS photo.
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With more than 80% of Americans living in urban areas, urban parks are more important than ever. The father of American landscape architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted, said of urban parks:
It is one great purpose of the Park to supply to the hundreds of thousands of tired workers, who have no opportunity to spend their summers in the country, a specimen of God's handiwork that shall be to them, inexpensively, what a month or two in the White Mountains or the Adirondacks is, at great cost, to those in easier circumstances.
This page includes information on Federal Records Management laws and regulations that must be followed when managing government records. These laws and regulations will provide guidance on how to develop policies and procedures to ensure the effectiveness and continuity of your records management program.
5 U.S.C. Chapter 5, Subchapter II - Administrative Procedure
§ 552. Public information; agency rules, opinions, orders, records, and proceedings (Freedom of Information Act, as amended)
§ 552a. Records maintained on individuals (Privacy Act of 1974, as amended)
§ 553. Rule making (Administrative Procedure Act)
18 U.S.C. Chapter 101 - Records and Reports
§ 2071. Concealment, removal, or mutilation generally
18 U.S.C. Chapter 121 - Stored Wire and Electronic Communications and Transactional Records Access (Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986)
28 U.S.C. Chapter 115 - Evidence; Documentary
§ 1732. Record made in regular course of business; photographic copies [Uniform Photographic Copies of Business and Public Records as Evidence Act (UPA)]
31 U.S.C. Chapter 11 - The Budget and Fiscal, Budget, and Program Information (Budget and Accounting Procedures Act of 1950)
40 U.S.C. Subtitle III - Information Technology Management (Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996, also known as the Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1996)
44 U.S.C. Chapter 21 - National Archives and Records Administration
44 U.S.C. Chapter 29 - Records Management by the Archivist of the United States and by the Administrator of General Services
44 U.S.C. Chapter 31 - Records Management by Federal Agencies (Federal Records Act)
44 U.S.C. Chapter 33 - Disposal of Records (Federal Records Disposal Act)
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35 - Coordination of Federal Information Policy (Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, as amended; Paperwork Reduction Reauthorization Act of 1995; and Government Paperwork Elimination Act)