This webinar includes the introduction of Hydrography. Also included is a talk about RiverSpill, and incident management tool. Topics included in this webinar are: hydrology, resource management, pollution control, fisheries, emergency management, mapping, and elevation/hydrography integration. Success stories from USGS hydrology data users will be presented to show real world problems and how hydrographic data can assist them. In the case of regional planning, large scale projects, and for the landscape architects that work daily for construction or fracking companies whose exact nature of their industries demands the use of hydrological data to assist in environmental protection.
1. Understand the role of Hydrography in USGS
2. Study a brief history of NHD
3. Imbibe on the topic of RiverSpill
General Course Information
Dr. William Samuels, Center for Water Science and Engineering
US State Approvals
|LA CES Approved||Yes|
|States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NM, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY||Yes|
***Each licensee is responsible for determining if this course meets the state requirements
|GA, MN, and SD |
**Explanation: There is no process to get courses pre-approved in your state, but there should be no issues getting this course approved.
If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.
Canada Provinces and Territories
|British Columbia||Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES|
|Ontario||Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES|