Science In Your Watershed
Links By Watershed Information Discovery
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Science in Your WatershedWelcome to the U.S. Geological Survey's "Science in Your Watershed" Web site. The purpose of this site is to help you find scientific information organized on a watershed basis. This information, coupled with observations and measurements made by the watershed groups, provides a powerful foundation for characterizing, assessing, analyzing, and maintaining the status and health of a watershed.
Discussions with watershed groups across the country resulted in this web site. This web site provides access to:
The menu column on the left serves as your guide to this site.
Watershed Information NetworkThe Watershed Information Network symbol - the green triangular symbol located to the right and in the menu column on the left, is a clickable image, which will allow you to access additional watershed information from the corresponding "Know," "Surf" or "Science" websites (watch for this symbol).
As you click on the USGS map interface to locate your watershed - an "Additional Information for Your Watershed" link will appear below every 8-digit HUC map allowing accessing to more USGS data and information specifically for that watershed or you can click on the "Watershed Information Network" green triangle symbol link below the 8-digit HUC map to access HUC related watershed information for that watershed from "Surf Your Watershed" and "Know Your Watershed".
Use the clickable map to Locate your Watershed or access it from the green menu column in the upper left of this page.