Water Resources

Documents

This section lists all documents (PDFs, Microsoft Word files, etc.) that are currently hosted on the Water Resources Mission Area website. Most of these documents are also available from their associated webpage which will provide more context for their use.

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USGS
April 28, 2011

1-D HEC-RAS Model Checklist

1-D HEC-RAS Model Checklist -  The purpose of this Checklist is simply to remind the modeler to think about many aspects of the HEC-RAS model before submitting the model for review.

 

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
March 3, 2020

2018 CSU Water Center International Initiative

Presentation to the U.S. National Committee - IHP, by J. Nukols, Colorado State University, May 24, 2018

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
February 25, 2020

23rd Intergovernmental Council IHP Presentation

Presentation by Verne Schneider and Will Logan at the U.S. National Committee - IHP Meeting. UNESCO Intergovernmental Council. May 24, 2018.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 18, 2018

Advances in Estimating SSC From Multiple-Frequency, Downlooking ADCPs

Advances in Estimating Suspended-Sediment Concentration From Multiple-Frequency, Downlooking Acoustic Doppler Current  Profilers: Missouri River Focus

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
April 6, 2020

Advances in Estimating Suspended-Sediment Concentration From Multiple-

Advances in Estimating Suspended-Sediment Concentration From Multiple-Frequency, Downlooking Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers: Missouri River Focus

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
April 6, 2020

Agriculture—A River Runs Through It—The Connections Between Agricultur

Agriculture—A River Runs Through It—The Connections Between Agriculture and Water Quality

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USGS
February 25, 2020

Attendees to the U.S. National Committee Meeting, May 24, 2018

Attendee listing for the U.S. National Committee - IHP Meeting, May 24, 2018

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 26, 2013

Bathymetry Mesh Tool

Creating bathymetric mesh using field surveyed channel elevation data.

Attribution: Water Resources
Water use categories
September 26, 2018

Changes in Water-Use Categories

Water-use terminology in the series of USGS water-use circulars, first published for the year 1950, has changed over time as illustrated in this PDF. Some categories were re-named but retained essentially the same definition, while other changes split existing categories or shifted components

USGS
October 24, 2018

Charter for Sediment Acoustic Leadership Team, U.S. Geological Survey

Charter for the Sediment Acoustic Leadership Team (SALT) of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
August 28, 2018

Detailed steps and need for developing a FIM library

Presentation that illustrated the detailed steps and need for developing a FIM library project.

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USGS
April 6, 2020

Estimating SSC using downlooking ADCPs: Missouri River example

Estimating SSC using downlooking ADCPs: Missouri River example

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 17, 2018

FIM Disclaimer and Uncertainty Statements for Map Library Files

FIM disclaimer and uncertainty statements for Map Library files. Generic statements for reports, maps, pamphlets, and interactive Web map portal. To be used in all single-site applications, i.e., metadata, SIMs, and pdf maps.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
August 28, 2018

FIM Program Overview Presentation

Flood Inundation Mapping (FIM) Program overview presentation.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 17, 2018

FIM Project Published References

Flood Inundation Mapping projects published reference list

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 16, 2018

FIM Single Site Library Guidance

 

The USGS is committed to and is making every possible effort to ensure that all electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by the USGS is accessible to people with disabilities, including both our employees and the customers we serve. We are in the process of upgrading our online documents to meet current accessibility

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 17, 2018

FIM Toolbox ArcGIS Tools for QA/QC

FIM Toolbox ArcGIS Tools for QA/QC - The tools were built by Kris Lander at NWS and designed to assist mapping partners with the process of developing and Quality Controlling flood mapping polygon and grid layers. These tools automate several checks that are a part of the NWS QC review process.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 17, 2018

FIM Two-Site "Decision Matrix" Library Guidance

FIM Two-Site "Decision Matrix" Library Guidance. Requirements for submitting data to the online mapper for studies with two gage conditional mapping.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 17, 2018

FIMI Grid Metadata Template File

FIMI Grid Metadata Template File. USGS/NWS checked metadata template file that meets all necessary standards.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 17, 2018

FIMI map sheet instructions

Instructions for use of the templates for the Flood Inundation Mapping Initiative (FIMI) map sheets

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 17, 2018

FIMI Shapefile Metadata Template

FIMI Shapefile Metadata Template. USGS/NWS checked metadata template files that meet all necessary standards.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
February 17, 2011

Flood Inundation Map Library Minimum Report Documentation

Flood Inundation Map Library Minimum Report Documentation

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
August 28, 2018

Flood Inundation Mapping Program information sheet

Flood Inundation Mapping Program information sheet. Two-page information sheet explaining the program and library creation.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
August 28, 2018

Flood Inundation Mapping Program Information sheet - Print Quality

Flood Inundation Mapping Program Information sheet - Print Quality

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
August 30, 2018

Flood Inundation Mapping Program poster of information sheet

FIM Program poster of informaton sheet for printing.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
August 28, 2018

Flood Inundation Types Science Overview

Presentation on flood inundation types by Marie Peppler, USGS.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
October 23, 2018

From Mobile ADCP to High-Resolution SSC

From Mobile ADCP to High-Resolution SSC: A Cross-Section Calibration Tool

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 17, 2018

GIS layer/map editing procedure, python scripts for mapper submission

These procedures help to keep track of GIS editing process and follows the naming conventions of NWS/AHPS process. Once the GIS editing of layers are completed, python scripts can be run to get the GIS layers (polygons and depth grids) ready for USGS mapper submission.

Attribution: Water Resources
Water Education Poster of Groundwater,  Black and White
October 31, 2018

Groundwater Water Education Poster, Black and White

Water Education Poster of Groundwater, Black and White

Attribution: Water Resources
Water Education Poster on Groundwater
October 31, 2018

Groundwater Water Education Poster, Elementary School

Water Education Poster of Groundwater, Elementary School

Attribution: Water Resources
Water Education Poster on Groundwater
October 31, 2018

Groundwater Water Education Poster, Middle School

Water Education Poster of Groundwater, Middle School

Attribution: Water Resources
Water Education Poster on Hazardous Waste,  Black and White
October 31, 2018

Hazardous Waste Water Education Poster, Black and White

Water Education Poster on Hazardous Waste, Black and White

Attribution: Water Resources
Water Education Poster on Hazardous Waste
October 31, 2018

Hazardous Waste Water Education Poster, Elementary School

Water Education Poster on Hazardous Waste, Elementary School

Attribution: Water Resources
Water Education Poster on Hazardous Waste
October 31, 2018

Hazardous Waste Water Education Poster, Middle School

Water Education Poster on Hazardous Waste, Middle School

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
February 28, 2019

HIF Product Catalog and Price List

The USGS Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF) rents and sells quality assured hydrologic equipment to the USGS and other Federal and State agencies ONLY. For additional information, please contact HIF Customer Service at 800-382-0634.

USGS
March 18, 2020

ICIWaRM 2016 Fall Update

International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management (ICIWaRM): 2016 Fall Update. Presentation at the US National Committee for the International Hydrological Programme meeting, November 16, 2016 at the Keck Center, NAS. Presented by Bob Pietrowsky, Director and Will Logan, Deputy Director

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
March 18, 2020

ICIWaRM update for the US National Committee

International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management Update, January 18, 2018. Presentation by Will Logan for the US National Committee for IHP, January 18, 2018, Washington, DC

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
March 5, 2020

IHP Presentation on Sustainable Water Security

Presentation by Maria Donoso, Florida State University, on Sustainable Water Security at the January 18, 2012 US National Committee IHP meeting.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
March 10, 2020

IHP-VII Water Security Presentation

IHP-VII Water Security Presentation to the US National Committee, by Bill Cunningham, USGS, November 16, 2016.

The eighth phase of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP-VIII) focuses on six thematic areas to assist Member States in their challenging endeavor to better manage and secure water and to ensure the necessary human and institutional capacities.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
October 17, 2019

Illinois Water Use Data and Research (WUDR) Workplan

Illinois Water Use Data and Research (WUDR) Workplan developed to evaluate their current water-use data in relation to USGS baseline standards for each category of water user and develop a workplan to improve it.

USGS
October 18, 2018

Illustrator map template for SIMs - Landscape

Template file for preparing a FIM report - Adobe Illustrator map template for SIMs - Landscape (updated 1/10/14, 28 MB, Adobe Illustrator)

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
October 18, 2018

Illustrator map template for SIMs - Portrait (updated 1/10/14, 79 MB,

Template file for preparing a FIM report - Adobe Illustrator map template for SIMS - Portrait (updated 1/10/14, 79 MB, Adobe Illustrator)

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
March 5, 2020

International Hydrological Programme - U.S. Support for IHP Phase 8

International Hydrological Programme - U.S. Support for IHP Phase 8 (September 2013)

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
March 5, 2020

International Hydrological Programme Meeting - Water Security Brochure

Brochure for the International Hydrological Programme (IHP)

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
August 28, 2018

Links between FIM and USGS Mission Areas

Presentation which discusses links between the Flood Inundation Mapping Program and USGS Mission Areas.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 25, 2018

Measuring Suspended Sediment

The USGS is committed to and is making every possible effort to ensure that all electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by the USGS is accessible to people with disabilities, including both our employees and the customers we serve. We are in the process of upgrading our online documents to meet current accessibility standards. If you

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 17, 2018

Minimum Documentation Standards for FIM Libraries

Minimum Documentation Standards for FIM Libraries

In order to facilitate USGS oversight of the quality of the maps, all submissions of Flood-Inundation Maps (FIMs) to the USGS Flood Mapper shall be accompanied by documentation. The documentation shall meet the minimum documentation requirements for each section of the report.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
March 18, 2020

NASA-UNESCO Watershed Management Training Presentation

NASA-UNESCO Watershed Management Training Presentation by Ana Prados, November 29 - December 6, Iguazu Falls, Brazil. Applied remote sensing training (ARSET).

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
April 6, 2020

National Water-Quality Assessment Project

National Water-Quality Assessment Project : Understanding the Influence of Nutrients on Stream Ecosystems in Agricultural Landscapes

Attribution: Water Resources
Water Education Poster on Navigation, Black and White
October 31, 2018

Navigation Water Education Poster, Black and White

Water Education Poster on Navigation, Black and White

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