National Hydrography

NHD Newsletter Archive

Below is an archive of NHD Newsletters from 2001 to August 2020. Please visit the USGS National Hydrography Dataset Newsletter ​​page for current newsletters.​

For newsletters from 2016-2020, browse the list of archived newsletters or go directly to a date below. Newsletters prior to 2016 can be found in the Related Content viewer at the bottom of the page.

2020 NHD Newsletters

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July - August 2020- Volume 19, No. 7-8

  • National Hydrography Playlist on the USGS YouTube Channel
  • A Special Thanks to Sue Buto!
  • Retirement of WBD Web Edit Application
  • Updating the HMP Training site with the Hydrography Data Model 2.3
  • NHDPlus High Resolution and WBD Status Updates
    • NHDPlus HR Beta Production Status
    • WBD 4-Digit Improvement Status
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz

May - June 2020- Volume 19, No. 5-6

  • Elevation-Derived Hydrography Specifications Available!
  • New NHDPlus HR Map Service
  • WBD and NHD Data Model 2.3 Release and Tool Updates
    • Model Changes
    • Tool Updates
  • Markup Tools Update
  • ScienceBase Download Link Issue -- Resolved!
  • 7-Zip with NHD National Products
  • NHDPlus High Resolution and WBD Status Updates
    • NHDPlus HR Beta Production Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

April 2020 - Volume 19, No. 4

  • How to Become an NHD Editor
  • ScienceBase Download Links Issue
  • Tech Tips - Markup Application and Reviewer Tools
  • NHD, WBD, and NHDPlus HR Status Updates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

February - March 2020- Volume 19, No. 2-3

  • Welcome to the New Partner Support Chief - Drew Lane!
  • Elevation-Derived Hydrography Specifications Update
  • NHD Training Update
  • NHD, WBD, and NHDPlus HR Status Updates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

January 2020 - Volume 19, No.1

  • A New Way to Make Decisions about Hydrography Specifications
  • NHD Training Update
  • NHD, WBD, and NHDPlus HR Status Updates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

 

2019 NHD Newsletters

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December 2019 - Volume 18, No. 12

  • Microsoft Login Option for Markup App and WBD Web Edit Applications
  • Updated User Guides for Markup Application and Markup Reviewer
  • Retirement of Bill Smith and New Partner Support Team Members
  • NHD and WBD Team Members Nominated for Washington D.C. Award
  • NHD, WBD, and NHDPlus HR Status Updates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

November 2019 - Volume 18, No. 11

  • NHDPlus High Resolution User Guide Released!
  • USGS Method to Calculate Streamflows in International Watershed
  • National Geospatial Technical Operations Center Celebrates Tenth Anniversary of Combined Unit Operations
  • NHD, WBD, and NHDPlus HR Status Updates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • New Release of NHD Utilities
  • New Release of NHD Update Tool
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

October 2019- Volume 18, No. 10

  • NHD Training – November 2019
  • NHD, WBD, and NHDPlus HR Status Updates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status
    • NHD and NHDPlus HR VisibilityFilter Cartographic Generalization Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
    • This Month’s Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

September 2019- Volume 18, No. 9

  • Creation of New and Revised Watershed Boundaries for D.C.
  • NHDPlus HR Data Download: New Amazon S3 Directory Structure
  • NHD Training Opportunities
  • New Release of NHD Update Tool Coming Soon!
  • NHD, WBD, and NHDPlus HR Status Updates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status
    • NHD and NHDPlus HR VisibilityFilter Cartographic Generalization Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
    • This Month's Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

August 2019- Volume 18, No. 8

  • National Hydrography Dataset Partner Support Restructure
  • Tips and Tricks for Styling NHD/WBD Services
  • NHD, WBD, and NHDPlus HR Status Updates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status
    • NHD and NHDPlus HR VisibilityFilter Cartographic Generalization Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • NHD Training - September 2019
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

July 2019- Volume 18, No. 7

  • New NHDPlus High Resolution Value-Added Attribute Webpage
  • Important Reminder about USGS Hydrography Tool Upgrades
  • NHD Training -- August 2019
  • NHD, WBD, and NHDPlus HR Status Updates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status
    • NHD and NHDPlusHR VisibilityFilter Cartographic Generalization Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

June 2019 - Volume 18, No. 6

  • Markup Application - New Report Page
  • Important Notice for all NHD/WBD Tool Users - Upcoming Transition to New Tool Versions
    • NHD Update Tool v6.7.1.0 Release
    • NHD Utilities v3.4.1.0 Release
    • NHD GeoConflation v3.4.1.0 Release
    • WBD Update Tool v2.9.1.3 Release
  • NHD Training - July and August 2019
  • NHD GeoConflation v3.4.1.0 Technical Exchange Meeting
  • NHD, WBD, and NHDPlus HR Updates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status
    • NHD and NHDPlus HR VisibilityFilter Cartographic Generalization Status
    • WBD 4-digit Improvement Status
  • Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

May 2019 - Volume 18, No. 5

  • A Semi-Automated Approach for Updating the WBD – Cook Inlet Basin, Alaska
  • U.S. - Canada Hydrography and Elevation Coordination Meeting
  • Updates to the VisibilityFilter Attribute
  • Important Notice for all NHD/WBD Tool Users - Upcoming Transition to New Tool Versions
  • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
  • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
  • NHD Tools Training for June, July, and August
  • Hydrography Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

April 2019 - Volume 18, No. 4

  • Markup Story for the First Half of FY2019
  • Updates to the VisibilityFilter Attribute
  • Important Notice for all NHD/WBD Tool Users - Upcoming Transition to New Tool Versions
  • Deployment for the Hydrography Maintenance Portal
  • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
  • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
  • NHD Training - May 2019
  • Hydrography Photo of the Month
  • Hydrography Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

March 2019 - Volume 18, No. 3

  • Becci’s Back
  • NHDPlus HR Beta QC
  • Training Video for the Markup Reviewer
  • NHD Training – April 2019
  • Coming Soon - WBD and NHD Tool Updates
  • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
  • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
  • NHD Photo
  • NHD Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

February 2019 - Volume 18, No. 2

  • Updates to the Markup Application
  • New Mexico NHD/WBD MOU 2019
  • Requesting Code Reviewers for HEM Tool
  • New Release of NHD Update Tool Coming Soon
  • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
  • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
  • NHD Photo
  • NHD Quiz
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

January 2019 - Volume 18, No. 1

  • Region 21 8-digit Hydrologic unit code updates
  • Update on Migration of Hydrography Staged Products to the Amazon Cloud
  • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
  • Release of the Markup Reviewer 1.2.2.0
  • Updates to the Markup Application
  • New Release of NHD Update Tool Coming Soon
  • New Release of WBD Update Tool Coming Soon
  • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
  • NHD Quiz
  • NHD Photo
  • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings
     

2018 NHD Newsletters

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    December 2018 - No newsletter published this month

    November 2018 - Volume 17, No. 11

    • NHDPlus V2 Catchment Attributes Released
    • NHD Training - January 2019
    • Timelines in Markup Summary Notifications
    • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
    • NHDPlus HR Resolution Beta Production Status Update
    • Hyrdrography Photo of the Month
    • NHD Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    October 2018- Volume 17, No. 10

    • Retirement of Tommy Dewald
    • A Selective Drainage Toolbox to Hydroenforce Culverts and Other Features in Lidar-Derived Digital Elevation Models
    • U.S. - Canada hydrographic harmonization status presented to International Joint Commission Board of Commissioners
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
    • What Have Markup App Users Been Up To?
    • New Release of NHD Update Tool Coming Soon!
    • Compatibility of USGS Hydrography Editing Tools in Windows 10
    • WBD updates within the Great Lakes - Region 04
    • Watershed Boundary Development Seminar and Workshop in Tacoma, Washington
    • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - NHD Network Improvement Project
    • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • NHD Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    September 2018 - Volume 17, No. 9

    • New Hydrography Webpage released
    • The HydroLink Tool 1.2 Release
    • NHD Stewardship Support in the South Central Region
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
    • Summary Email Notifications for the Markup Application Are Coming
    • NHDPlus HR Component Dataset Status Updates
    • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    August 2018 - Volume 17, No. 8

    • Markup Application Updates!
      • Training Video for the Markup Application
      • Summary Email Notifications for the Markup Application
    • Farewell and Thank You from Becci
    • Many Thanks to Becci!
    • NHD Book released
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Component Dataset Status Updates
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
      • This Month’s Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    July 2018 - Volume 17, No. 7

    • Official Release of the WBD Web Edit Application
    • ArcGIS Pro, Geometric Networks, and the NHD
    • What Have Markup App Users Been Up To?
    • NHDPlus HR Beta QC
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Component Dataset Status Updates
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
      • This Month’s Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    June 2018 - Volume 17, No. 6

    • Special Edition: The National Water Center and National Water Model
    • The National Water Center: A Catalyst for Transforming Water Prediction
      • The National Water Model
      • Partnerships
      • Science and Technology Showcase
    • The National Water Model: Overview and Future Development
      • Operational Cycling
      • Meteorological Forcing Input
      • Hydrofabric and Data Assimilation
      • Model Process Overview
      • Future Plans
    • NHDPlus and the National Water Model
      • Linking Forecasting to the Stream Network
      • Forecasts Using Near Real-Time Observations
      • Future Developments with NHDPlus High Resolution
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
      • This Month’s Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    May 2018 - Volume 17, No. 5

    • National Hydrography Dataset as Art
    • Web-Based Map Service Updates and TNM Simple Notification Service
      • Latest Version of the Hydrography - Cached (Tiled)Web-Based Map Service Released!
      • The National Map Simple Notification Service (SNS)
      • Migration of Thematic Cartographic Map Services
    • NHD Hydrography and Partner Support Section Changes
    • Re-coding of WBD 8-digit 08020201 - New Madrid-St Johns
    • New NHD/WBD Stewardship Website Coming Summer 2018
    • Update on Markup Application: Markup Reviewer and Training Dates
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
      • This Month’s Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    April 2018 - Volume 17, No. 4

    • Story Map: National Hydrography (NHD) Dataset in Washington State
    • The Markup Application is Available - Submit a Markup Today!
    • CA NHD Team at the 2018 California Tribal Water Summit
    • Username Conversions for NHD/WBD Stewardship Website
      • Converting Usernames to Email Addresses
    • NHD Training - 2018
    • US-Canada Data Harmonization Updates
      • Completion of St Lawrence River and Upper Saint John River Hydrologic Units
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
      • This Month’s Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    March 2018 - Volume 17, No. 3

    • USGS Hydrography at the AWRA GIS & Water Resources X Conference
      • Lunch Meetup
      • Presentations
      • Workshops
        • USGS Stewards Workshop: Preparing the NHD for NHDPlus HR
        • Shaping the Future – USGS National Terrain Model and 3D NHD
    • Testing the Waters: Integrating Hydrography and Elevation in National Hydrography Mapping
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
    • In Memoriam: Craig Johnston
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    February 2018 - Volume 17, No. 2

    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta Production Status Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Tool Updates
      • Release of the NHD Update Tool for ArcGIS 10.5.
      • Release of the WBD Update Tool for ArcGIS 10.5.1
      • Release of the HEM Tool for ArcGIS 10.5.1
    • Identifying Collection of Lidar/IfSAR Derived or Determined Data
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    January 2018 - Volume 17, No. 1

    • GeoPackage as a Potential Non-Proprietary Dataset Download Solution
    • Interested in Helping with NHDPlus High Resolution?
    • Hydro Fun Fact
    • NHDPlus Medium Resolution Update
    • Provisional Names Pilot Project Ending
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings
       

    2017 NHD Newsletters

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    December 2017 - no newsletter published this month

    November 2017 - Volume 16, No. 11

    • Updated Naming Conventions for Hydrography Datasets
    • Migration of NHD and WBD Web-Based Map Services to the Cloud
    • USGS NHD Partner Support Changes for Regions 1 and 2
    • EPA Environmental Information Exchange Network Grant Proposals
    • Interested in helping with NHDPlus High Resolution?
    • Opportunity to Test the New NHD/WBD Hydro Maintenance Portal
    • U.S.-Canada Data Harmonization Updates
      • International Watersheds Initiative Multi-board Workshop
      • Completion of Milk River and Poplar River Hydrologic Units
      • Addition of Columbia headwater units
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - WBD 4-digit Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    October 2017 - Volume 16, No. 10

    • Congratulations, Thank You, and Goodbye to Ellen Finelli!
      • A Thank you and Goodbye from Ellen...
    • Migration of NHD and WBD Web-Based Map Services to the Cloud
    • Opportunity to Test the New NHD/WBD Hydro Maintenance Portal
    • Updated Naming Conventions for Hydrography Datasets
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    September 2017 - Volume 16, No. 9

    • First Statewide Revision of New Jersey Local Scale NHD
    • NHDPlus HR Beta QC
    • NHD/WBD Advisory Calls Now Monthly
    • Great Lakes Watershed Forum
    • NGDA Dataset Lifecycle Maturity Assessment for NHD and WBD
    • NHD and WBD Tool Updates
      • NHD Update Tool for ArcGIS 10.5
      • GeoConflation and NHD Utilities tools for ArcGIS 10.5
      • Release of the WBD Update tool for ArcGIS 10.5
    • NHD Update Process Training - 2017
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings
    • Tips and Tricks! Identifying Terminal Features in NHDPlus HR

    August 2017 - Volume 16, No. 8

    • USGS Hydrography Team Changes
    • Semi-Automated Method for Updating the WBD - MatSu Basin, Alaska
    • NHD/NHDPlus Featured at EPA Technical Workshop
    • Official Release of HEM Tool for ArcGIS 10.5
    • NHDPlus HR Pre-Processing status for WBD
    • Update on Markup Application
    • Many Thanks to Paul and Elizabeth!
      • Paul Kimsey
      • Elizabeth Stevens-Klein
    • Welcome Back, Ray!
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Update
      • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    July 2017 - Volume 16, No. 7

    • Current NHDPlus High Resolution Documentation, and More Coming!
    • USGS National Hydrography Presentations at the Esri User Conference
    • New NHDPlus HR QC Interest Form Available on NHDPlus HR Website
    • NHD Update Process Training
    • National Hydrography Dataset Plus High Resolution Update
      • NHDPlus HR Production Status
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    June 2017 - Volume 16, No. 6

    • Washington Shorelines as NHD Events
    • Follow Us on Twitter @USGSNHD!
    • WBD News
      • NHDPlus HR Pre-processing Status
      • Addition of Canadian Units
    • Network-Linked Data Index (NLDI) on USGS Office of Water Information Blog
    • National Hydrography Dataset Plus High Resolution Update
      • NHDPlus HR Production Status
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings
    • Tips and Tricks

    May 2017 - Volume 16, No. 5

    • NHDPlus HR Seminar - May 23, 1-2 PM Eastern Time
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Overview
    • Components of NHDPlus HR
    • NHDPlus HR Beta Explained
    • Accessing NHDPlus HR
    • Helping with NHDPlus HR
    • Error Reporting in NHDPlus HR
    • Approximate Scale Representation using the VisibilityFilter Attribute
    • NHDPlus HR Availability
      • NHDPlus HR Production Status
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
    • Network-Linked Data Index (NLDI) on USGS Office of Water Information Blog
    • National Hydrography Dataset / Watershed Boundary Dataset Map Service Improvement
    • WBD - 4- to 8-Digit Hydrologic Unit Name Changes
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    April 2017 - Volume 16, No. 4

    • USGS HydroLink Tool and National Map HEM Web Services
    • Understanding the Differences between NHD Editing Tools
    • WBD 4- to 8-Digit Hydrologic Unit Name Changes
    • National Hydrography Dataset Plus High Resolution Update
      • NHDPlus HR Production Status
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Partner Editing
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Status - Network Improvement Project
    • In Memoriam for Josh Lear, Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
    • Hydrography Photo of the Month
    • Hydrography Quiz
    • Upcoming USGS Hydrography Calls, Trainings, and Meetings

    March 2017 - Volume 16, No. 3

    • New Hydrography Cached Map Service
    • National Hydrography Dataset Plus High Resolution (NHDPlus HR) Update
      • NHDPlus HR Production Priorities
      • NHDPlus HR and Ingredient Data Status for Partners
      • NHDPlus HR Production Status
      • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset Update - Network Improvement
    • NHDPlus HR Beta QC Opportunities
    • NHDPlus HR Ingredient Dataset QC Opportunities
    • WBD 4- to 8-Digit Hydrologic Unit Name Changes
    • EleHydro Pilot Project from the Hydrography Side
    • Canada-U.S. Hydrologic Unit Harmonization - St Mary and Belly River
    • IJC Transboundary Data Harmonization Task Force – Moving Forward
    • NHD Photo of the Month
    • NHD Quiz
    • Upcoming NHD and WBD Calls, Training and Meetings

    February 2017 - Volume 16, No. 2

    • NHD and WBD Downtime Scheduled in February
    • OGC seeks public comment on OGC WaterML 2 - Part 3, Surface Hydrology Features Conceptual Model
    • Time of Travel Estimates through Waterbodies – Now Included as part of the Medium Resolution NHDPlusV2
    • WBD News
    • Official release of the HTTPs-compliant NHD Update tool for ArcGIS 10.3.1
    • NHD Update Process Training
    • Naming Conventions for TNM Vector Staged Products
    • NHDPlus High Resolution (NHDPlusHR) Updates
      • NHDPlusHR Status
      • NHDPlusHR Ingredient Dataset Update - Network Improvement
    • NHD Photo of the Month
    • NHD Quiz

    January 2017 - Volume 16, No. 1

    • Thank You and Happy New Year!
    • Joint NHD and WBD Meeting Looks to the Future
    • Update on Mandatory Switch to HTTPs and Impact on NHD/WBD Tools
    • NHDPlus High Resolution (NHDPlusHR) Updates
      • NHDPlusHR Status
      • NHDPlusHR Ingredient Dataset Update - Network Improvement
    • Calling All Alaska NHD Users
    • NHD Photo
    • NHD Quiz
       

    2016 NHD Newsletters

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    December 2016 - no newsletter published this month

    November 2016  - Volume 15, No. 13

    • Water and the GitHub Community
    • United States/Canada Hydrologic Unit Harmonization - Upper St. John River Basin
    • NHDPlus High Resolution (NHDPlusHR) Updates
      • NHDPlusHR Status
      • Opportunity to QC NHDPlusHR Beta Region 01
      • NHDPlusHR Ingredient Dataset Update - Network Improvement
    • The Hydrographic Data Community on myUSGS
    • Official release of HEM Tool v 2.8.0.6 for ArcGIS 10.3.1
    • Release of GeoConflation tools for ArcGIS 10.3.1
    • NHD Photo
    • NHD Quiz

    October 2016  - Volume 15, No. 12

    • NHDPlus High Resolution (NHDPlusHR)
      • NHDPlusHR Status
      • NHDPlusHR Production Priorities
      • Opportunities to Engage with NHDPlusHR Development and Beta QC
      • NHDPlusHR Ingredient Dataset Update - Network Improvement
      • NHDPlusHR Workflow
    • Opportunity to Test the Markup Web Application
    • NHD Linked Data Registry in USGS ScienceBase
    • NHD Stewardship in California
    • NHD Photo
    • NHD Quiz

    September 2016  - Volume 15, No. 11

    • Alaska Status Updates
    • Rebecca (Becci) Anderson selected as Hydrography theme co-lead
    • WBD FY17 Plans - Research WBD and NHDPlus HR Catchment
    • Official release of HEM Tool v 2.8.0.5 for ArcGIS 10.3.1
    • NHDPlus High Resolution Beta QC Effort
    • September 2016 NHD Network Improvement Project Status Report
    • New Metadata Information Page at the Hydrographic Data Community
    • NHD Photo
    • NHD Quiz

    August 2016  - Volume 15, No. 10

    • NHDPlus High Resolution Status
    • WBD Model Implementation and Required WBD Editor Tools
    • WBD Staged Products
    • Release of NHD Update tool v6.3.0 for ArcGIS 10.3.1
    • August 2016 NHD Network Improvement Project Status Report
    • Indiana NHD Leadership Group recognized for special achievement
    • NHD Data Model Improvement Efforts
    • Hydro Network Connectivity Work Group
    • NHD Photo
    • NHD Quiz

    July 2016  - Volume 15, No. 9

    • AWRA GIS Specialty Conference IX
    • NHDPlus Technical Workshop
    • July 2016 NHD Network Improvement Project Status Report
    • WBD News
    • NHD Photo
    • NHD Quiz

    June 2016  - Volume 15, No. 8

    • Hydrography Requirements and Benefits Report delivered
    • NHD Update Tool Official Release
    • HEM 2.8.0.2 Beta Release
    • WBD News
    • June 2016 NHD Network Improvement Project Status Report
    • Changes to Desktop Tool Support Policies
    • NHD Photo
    • NHD Quiz

    May 2016  - Volume 15, No. 7

    • Delineation of Maine Coastal Waters in the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD)
    • NHDPlusV2 National Seamless File Geodatabase Released
    • WBD News
    • NHD Quality Control Errors and How to Resolve Those Errors
    • May 2016 NHD Network Improvement Project Status Report
    • NHD Photo
    • NHD Quiz

    April 2016  - Volume 15, No. 6

    • NHDPlus Workshop, Sacramento, July 14-15, 2016
    • Using the Coefficient of Areal Correspondence (CAC) to Evaluate Differences between WBD Versions
    • NHD Status in Region 3
    • Stewardship in Iowa
    • Changes to NHD Staged Products Distribution
    • Metadata Viewer v1.1.2.0 for ArcGIS 10.3.1 available
    • April 2016 NHD Network Improvement Project Status Report
    • NHD Photo
    • NHD Quiz

    March 2016  - Volume 15, No. 5

    • NHDPlus Workshop, Sacramento, July
    • USGS-NRCan Hydrography Coordination Meeting in Boston
    • US/Canada Hydrologic Unit Harmonization Complete for the Red River basin
    • March 2016 NHD Network Improvement Project Status Report
    • April GeoConflation Seminar: Preparing Data for Conflation
    • WBD News - Data and Model Updates
    • HEM checkout changes for NHD/WBD Stewardship
    • Elehydro Update
    • NHD Photo
    • NHD Quiz

    February 2016  - Volume 15, No. 4

    • NHDPlusHR Data Preparation Issues Identified
    • EPA’s StreamCat Dataset
    • Seventh USGS Hydrography Seminar
    • WBD News
    • HRBS Update
    • February 2016 NHD Network Improvement Project Status Report
    • NHD Quiz

    January 2016 - Volume 15, No. 3

    • HRBS Update - Steve Aichele
    • NHDPlusHR Update - Al Rea and Ellen Finelli
    • New EPA Grant Program - Tommy Dewald
    • New NHD Researcher selected - Ellen Finelli
    • WBD Update - Elizabeth Stevens-Klein
    • TNM training videos - Dan Walters
    • Opening of the Bonnet Carré Spillway - Jim Mitchell
    • Photo of the Month
    • NHD Quiz

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