Students at the University of Texas at Austin have found a reengineered GIS in Water Resources class this fall. The GIS class, which was first offered by Dr. David Maidment in 1996, has changed the way that the information is … Continue reading
The password for the Arc Hydro ftp site changed on 10/1/2013, and will be reset every 6 months. The current password is ADSRiver.2013b. Future passwords will be posted on the Arc Hydro Forum, and also on the Hydro Blog. The … Continue reading
By Steve Kopp, Esri For the water resources community, one of the highlights at this year’s Users Conference was the public beta release of the watershed delineation service in ArcGIS Online. This geoprocessing service is now available to everyone with … Continue reading
by Steve Kopp and Caitlin Scopel, Esri
For all the hydro folks coming to San Diego for this year’s International User Conference, please join us on Sunday before the conference (July 7, 2013) for a free all day meeting showcasing the latest happenings in Esri’s world of water resources.
The focus of this year’s meeting is Water on the Web. The morning sessions will present improvements in ArcGIS 10.2 (including tighter integration between Desktop and Online), and some exciting new data and analytic services – showcased as a series of demonstration scenarios. This will be led by Dr. David Maidment from the University of Texas, with support from the Esri Hydro Team, University of Texas staff, and Kisters. Continue reading
The Australian Hydrological Geospatial Fabric (Geofabric) tutorial series has expanded, with a further two tutorials now available. The Geofabric is a specialised Geographic Information System. It registers the spatial relationships between important hydrological features such as rivers, water bodies, aquifers … Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
by Brad Cooper, INDUS Corporation, Member of the EPA/How’s My Waterway Team EPA’s new app and website, How’s My Waterway, helps people find information on the condition of their local waterways using a smart phone, tablet, or desktop computer. It … Continue reading