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Monday, November 9 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
National Hydrography Dataset Analysis in StreamStats

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Pete Steeves, GIS Specialist- USGS

StreamStats (http://streamstats.usgs.gov) is a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Web-based geographic information systems application developed as a tool for water-resources planning and management, engineering design, and numerous other applications. For several years, StreamStats has showcased some of the more advanced capabilities of the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) in Version 2, including a variety of tools related to tracing the stream network upstream and downstream to search for and query “point events” (important point locations on the network), such as water quality measurement locations, dams, and gages. Several of these tools were needed for specific StreamStats analyses, such as the tool to Estimate Flows Based on Similar Streamgaging Stations. Other tools within StreamStats (Version 2) showcase additional NHD network navigation functionality, which helps to educate StreamStats users about how the NHD can be utilized for hydrologic analysis. Recently, StreamStats was upgraded to a new version (3). This upgrade, and subsequent upgrades, will allow these tools to be explored and expanded upon further. This presentation will discuss the long-time NHD tool functionality in StreamStats, the upgrading of these tools, and plans moving forward.

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Pete Steeves

GIS Specialist, USGS
Pete Steeves has been with the USGS since 1988.  He is a long-standing member (and past President) of the Northeast Arc Users Group (NEARC).  Pete works with several major national programs, including StreamStats and the National Hydrography Dataset.  He also is part of an international... Read More →

Monday November 9, 2015 2:00pm - 2:30pm EST
VT Conference Room
  USGS Hydro

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