Check out the below data tools on water resources!
What: An interactive data visualization that shows the size of pools and fluxes of water on Earth.
You'll Find: A chart that shows the size of global pools and fluxes of water, and includes examples of specific pools and fluxes for context.
Next You Can: Students can view and read data charts for various water sources.
Use for: The water cycle, understanding log scales
Data Skills: Reading a chart, understand log scales
What: Platform for monitoring streamflow and other hydrologic conditions using time lapse images.
You'll Find: An integrated database, machine learning, and data visualization platform using time lapse photos.
Next You Can: Students can view data visualizations of stream flow and other hydrologic conditions.
Use for: Streamflow, variation in time and space in images of streams
Data Skills: Data visualization, read data charts
What: The Hydrologic Imagery Visualization and Information System (HIVIS) provides access to still-frame images and time lapse videos from active USGS webcams.
You'll Find: Still-frame images, time lapse videos, and timeseries data charts for water resources.
Next You Can: Students can view videos, images, and data charts of various water resources
Use for: Water resources
Data Skills: Read and interpret data charts
What: WaterWatch displays maps, graphs, and tables describing real-time, recent, and past streamflow conditions for the United States, including flood and droughts. Real-time information generally is updated on an hourly basis.
You'll Find: Maps, graphs, and tables describing streamflow conditions.
Next You Can: Students can view maps, graphs, and tables to determine streamflow conditions within the US.
Use for: Streamflow
Data Skills: Read and interpret maps, graphs, and tables
What: The mapper shows stream trends in water chemistry and aquatic ecology for four time periods from 1972-2012.
You'll Find: Results from the largest-ever assessment of water-quality changes in the Nation's streams and rivers
Next You Can: Students can view water-quality records from over 600 Federal, State, Tribal, and local organizations were screened as part of this assessment.
Use for: Water quality, stream trends
Data Skills: Interpret data records and trends within a specific time period