Gulf of Mexico

Data and Tools

Good data management enables the location, sharing, and reuse of data, and reduces the redundancy of data. Data management tools and best practices can also help to make data more accessible and discoverable to our partners and stakeholders. Below is a list of select Data Resources from the Gulf of Mexico region developed to support restoration programs in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Date published: June 24, 2021

USGS LMG WSC RESTORE Data Visualization Tool

This application provides a set of interactive data visualization tools to explore datasets generated by USGS researchers for the RESTORE project. The purpose of this tool is to help stakeholders, decision makers and other interested users access these datasets and develop a better understanding of spatial and temporal streamflow patterns in the Lower Mississippi-Gulf Region.

Date published: February 26, 2021

Gulf Coast Monitoring and Assessment Program (CMAP)

Explore the inventory of Gulf Coast habitat monitoring, mapping, and water quality programs and assessments compiled by the RESTORE Council Monitoring and Assessment Program (CMAP).

Date published: March 4, 2019

Flood Event Viewer

During large, short-term events, the USGS collects streamflow and additional data (including storm tide, wave height, high-water marks, and additional sensor deployments) to aid in documenting flood events. The USGS Flood Event Viewer provides convenient, map-based access to downloadable event-based data.

Date published: February 25, 2019

GOM - Water Dashboard

This map viewer is designed to show real-time water data collected at USGS observation stations in context with weather-related data from other public sources.

Date published: January 29, 2019

Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics Consortium (MRLC) Viewer

The Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics (MRLC) consortium is a group of federal agencies who coordinate and generate consistent and relevant land cover information at the national scale for a wide variety of environmental, land management, and modeling applications.

Date published: January 17, 2017

Tracking Water Quality of the Nation's Rivers and Streams

An online graphical data tool provides annual summaries of nutrient and sediment concentrations and loads and streamflow information for 106 sites monitored as part of the USGS National Water-Quality Network for Streams and Rivers.