Category: Hydro

Wupperverband leverages ArcGIS Online to enable the exchange of data

Wupperverband is a nonprofit agency in Germany that is responsible for river and watershed management including wastewater treatment, water resource management and flow/flood control. ArcGIS Online is being used to extract date, input date and enable the exchange of data across the agency.

Tom Freyburg, Water Wastewater International, spoke to Karl-Heinz Spies about Wupperverband’s use of GIS Technology and how it plays a key role in managing their business. Click here to view the video.

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How is GIS Meeting the Needs of Ocean (and other) Sciences? Plus, Minus, Interesting…

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Among the most important activities at the Esri Oceans Summit (November 7–8, 2012; see prior blog post 1 and prior prior blog post 2) were the breakout groups, where participants were called upon to identify major barriers to the use … Continue reading

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Water Community, we need you! Submit images of your work and they may be included in this year’s Esri International User Conference Plenary Session

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Bring awareness to the importance of water resources management by sharing with the international GIS community the great work you’ve done. Please submit up to three images to be considered for inclusion in this year’s Esri International User Conference Plenary Session. When … Continue reading

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A new tool for creating sampling hexagons

A new tool for creating sampling hexagons

by Tim Whiteaker, Research Associate, Center for Research in Water Resources, The University of Texas at Austin, twhit@mail.utexas.edu. I recently needed to create a mesh of hexagons covering a study area in the Arctic for a research proposal.  These hexagons … Continue reading

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Stay Connected to the Hydro Community with an RSS Feed

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by Lara Saikali, Cartographic Product Engineer, Esri. Several community resource centers are available through the ArcGIS Resource Center, including a page dedicated specifically to Hydrology. The Hydrology Resource Center is an online community center that promotes hydro information products created … Continue reading

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Need Help Preparing for Spring Flooding?

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The heavy spring rain and late season snowfall have forced many communities in the Midwest to deal with seasonal river flooding. As warmer temperatures move north, the snow melt and additional rainfall will increase the chance of flooding down river. … Continue reading

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U.S. Soils Data Added to World Water Online

By Lori Armstrong

The World Water Online (WWO) group in the ArcGIS Resource Center has 12 new web map applications based on the SSURGO soil survey database. These apps show soil characteristics that are useful for hydrologic modeling, such as drainage class, available water storage, water table depth, and ponding frequency. The hydrologic group code, which classifies soils based on infiltration rate, can be used to calculate curve number and model how much rain falling in an area will become runoff.

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Setting a New Course for the Arc Marine Data Model

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On April 2, 2013, an informal working group of twenty-five (including four Esri staffers) participated in a 1.5-hour webinar to discuss the development of a new, improved version of the Arc Marine Data Model (also known as the “Marine Data … Continue reading

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GIS Hydro 2013 Pre-Conference Water Resources Workshop: More Coming Soon!

by Steve Kopp, Geoprocessing and Spatial Analysis Team, Esri

Jump-start your conference a day early by joining us for the 20th annual pre-conference Water Resources Workshop on Sunday July 7th. The Water Resources Workshop is a FREE, full day workshop focused on emerging trends in the integration of GIS and Water Resources and how you can use them in your work.

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Optimized Tool for DEM Pit Removal now available

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by Stephen Jackson, Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Research in Water Resources, The University of Texas at Austin, srj9@utexas.edu Extracting hydrologic features such as stream centerlines and watershed extents from a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) typically requires first hydrologically conditioning … Continue reading

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