Course Description and Credit Information

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.

Learning Objectives:

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






Pre-recorded webinar


Industry Expert


US State Approvals

LA CES Approved


States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NM, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY


North Carolina




New York
***Each licensee is responsible for determining if this course meets the state requirements


GA and MN
**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.

**See explanation


Canada Provinces and Territories

British Columbia

Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES


Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES

Course curriculum

    1. Video

    1. Quiz

    1. Survey

About this course

  • $26.99
  • 3 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content