Online Mapping Resources
It is important to look beyond your monitoring site and gain a broader understanding of your watershed. The chart and list below serve as a guide to user-friendly mapping applications that can help you delineate your watershed, identify potential and actual pollution sources, and explore historical and present land uses. These helpful tools can also be used to complete the annual.
To learn more about these mapping applications, watch the Online Mapping Webinar posted on the AAS YouTube page.
Tools & Resources
USGS StreamStats - a web-based mapping application that provides basin and streamflow characteristics for a selected point
EPA WATERS GeoViewer - a web-based mapping application linked to a variety of water quality datasets; includes an upstream/downstream search for a selected point
EPA How's my Waterway - a mobile compatible web application that provides information about the condition of local waters based on zip code or locality
Google Earth Pro - a downloadable desktop application that can import and export GIS data and go back in time with historical imagery
Google My Maps - a desktop and Android mobile application that can import map features and create customizable maps