National Atlas of the UnitedStates 1:1,000,000-scaleHydrography DatasetByFlorence ThompsonU.S. Geological Survey-Texas Wat...
2 million-scale to 1 million-scale
Why 1:1,000,000 scale?Global       North       UnitedMap          America     States
Why Hydrography?
Waterbodies, Coastlines,Streams, Streamgages
Four National Shapefiles
21 Regional NetworkedGeodatabases
Web Map Services
Primary source: NHD 100K data in222 subregions
Stream Selection and Generalization
Waterbody Selection andGeneralization100K1M
Streamgages
Coastlines
Data Integration: Streams andCoasts
Data Integration: Streams and Roads
International Cooperation National Atlas of the United States® U.S. Geological Survey Instituto Nacional de Estadística...
Canada-US Border
Mexico-US Border
Regional Hydrologic Network
Trace upstream based on gage data
Trace downstream based on gagedata
Cartography
Map Maker
Ideas for New Base Map Series Last set of small scale base maps was    created 50 years ago.   1M hydro, transportation,...
Water Watch
Link Water Watch to 1M Gages
Drop of Water
Summary   National Atlas 1:1,000,000-scale U.S. Hydrography Dataset   Four national shapefiles, 21 regional geodatabases...
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National atlas of the us 1 to 1,000,000 scale hydrography dataset

  1. 1. National Atlas of the UnitedStates 1:1,000,000-scaleHydrography DatasetByFlorence ThompsonU.S. Geological Survey-Texas Water Science CenterU.S. Department of the InteriorU.S. Geological Survey
  2. 2. 2 million-scale to 1 million-scale
  3. 3. Why 1:1,000,000 scale?Global North UnitedMap America States
  4. 4. Why Hydrography?
  5. 5. Waterbodies, Coastlines,Streams, Streamgages
  6. 6. Four National Shapefiles
  7. 7. 21 Regional NetworkedGeodatabases
  8. 8. Web Map Services
  9. 9. Primary source: NHD 100K data in222 subregions
  10. 10. Stream Selection and Generalization
  11. 11. Waterbody Selection andGeneralization100K1M
  12. 12. Streamgages
  13. 13. Coastlines
  14. 14. Data Integration: Streams andCoasts
  15. 15. Data Integration: Streams and Roads
  16. 16. International Cooperation National Atlas of the United States® U.S. Geological Survey Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática (INEGI) Natural Resources Canada Earth Sciences Sector Commission for Environmental Cooperation (Canada, Mexico, US) IBWC- International Boundary and Water Commission (Mexico-US) IBC- International Boundary Commission (Canada-US)
  17. 17. Canada-US Border
  18. 18. Mexico-US Border
  19. 19. Regional Hydrologic Network
  20. 20. Trace upstream based on gage data
  21. 21. Trace downstream based on gagedata
  22. 22. Cartography
  23. 23. Map Maker
  24. 24. Ideas for New Base Map Series Last set of small scale base maps was created 50 years ago. 1M hydro, transportation, populated places, boundaries, terrain and land cover Regional GeoPDF maps National base map web services at multiple scales Files and templates in production format (AI) Templates for future wall maps
  25. 25. Water Watch
  26. 26. Link Water Watch to 1M Gages
  27. 27. Drop of Water
  28. 28. Summary National Atlas 1:1,000,000-scale U.S. Hydrography Dataset Four national shapefiles, 21 regional geodatabases, a WMS  Streams  Waterbodies  Gages  Coasts Aligned with US transportation features, state and county coastal boundaries, and international borders Aligned with hydrographic data in Canada and Mexico Cartographic and hydrologic uses Global, continental, and national uses Available in the near future at the National Atlas website : www.nationalatlas.gov
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