NASA Home Page Goddard Space Flight Center Home Page
NASA Logo - Goddard Space Flight Center   + Visit NASA.gov
a directory of Earth science data and services Global Change Master Directory Web site
header 2 bullet Links bullet FAQ bullet Contact Us bullet Site Map
Home Data Sets Data Services Learn about GCMD_legacy's portal collaborations. Add new dataset or dataservice records to GCMD_legacy What's New Participate Calendar About GCMD_legacy
 
Record Search Query: [Service_Parameters: Service_Topic='ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES', Service_Term='HYDROLOGICAL ADVISORIES', Service_Specific_Name='FLOODS']

WaterWatch -Map of real-time streamflow compared to historical streamflow for the day of the year (United States)
Entry ID: WaterWatch

[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: The "Real-time streamflow" map tracks short-term changes (over several hours)
in rivers and streams. Although the general appearance of the map changes very
little from one hour to the next, individual sites may change rapidly in
response to major rain events or to reservoir releases.

The map depicts streamflow conditions as computed at USGS gauging stations. The
colors represent real-time ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: The U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Division provides real-time
streamflow data for all 50 states including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
An interactive map provides access to streamflow data for hundreds of streams.

Description: Map available in postscript format.
Multimedia Sample
multimedia sample thumbnail image
View full image

Caption Description:  Example of WaterWatch

Service Citation
Title: WaterWatch -Map of real-time streamflow compared to historical streamflow for the day of the year (United States)
Provider: USGS
URL: http://water.usgs.gov/waterwatch/
Service Keywords
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >HYDROLOGICAL ADVISORIES >DROUGHT Parameter Definition
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >HYDROLOGICAL ADVISORIES >FLOODS Parameter Definition

Quality The data used to produce this map are provisional and have not been reviewed or
edited. They may be subject to significant change.
Service Provider
DOI/USGS/WRD/OSW > Office of Surface Water, Water Resource Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://water.usgs.gov/osw/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: WATER WEBSERVER TEAM - USGS
Phone: 703-648-4000;1-800-426-9000
Email: h2oteam at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS National Center
Water Resources Division
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192-0002
Country: USA
Personnel
WATER RESOURCES U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: h2osoft at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S.G.S.
Hydrologic Analysis Software Support Program
437 National Center
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
View entire list
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2005-12-22
SERF Last Revision Date: 2005-12-22
USA dot gov - The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal NASA
Webmaster:  Monica Holland
Responsible NASA Official:  Lola Olsen
Last Updated:  September 2014