Oct 2, 2015
How can someone click on a map and almost immediately determine the upstream catchment area to that designated point? StreamStats is a web service provided by the US Geological Survey to perform that critical function.
The service can be seamlessly incorporated into web maps to enhance their catchment-finding abilities. In July 2015, USGS released a new version of their StreamStats service, which SFEI recently incorporated into EcoAtlas.
Within EcoAtlas, the Landscape Profile Tool allows users to define an area of interest and generate a report summarizing datasets within this area. In addition to drawing or importing a polygon and selecting a pre-defined area, StreamStats can be used to delineate a basin from a user-defined pour point for planning or management purposes. We welcome you to read more about the value of StreamStats. Or learn more about EcoAtlas.
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California's EcoAtlas provides access to information for effective wetland management. EcoAtlas is a set of tools for generating, assembling, storing, visualizing, sharing, and reporting environmental data and information. The tools can be used individually or together, and they can be adjusted or tuned to meet the specific needs of environmental planners, regulators, managers, scientists, and educators. The maps and tools can be used to create a complete picture of aquatic resources in the landscape by integrating stream and wetland maps, restoration information, and monitoring results with land use, transportation, and other information important to the state’s wetlands.