USGS announces changes to NHD and WBD dynamic service endpoints

The National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) and Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD) dynamic web-based map service endpoints migrated to new Cloud endpoints on Feb 2, 2018.   Anyone using the previous endpoints will need to update those references to the new endpoints. New USGS Hydrography web-based map service endpoints: National Hydrography Dataset Previous Endpoint: New Cloud Endpoint: […]

Waters Workgroup Meeting Notes, August 2016 – July 2107

Catching up on posting summaries from the past several Waters Workgroup meetings. Linked below are summaries from the monthly meetings of August 2016 through July 2017. Waters Summary July 2017 Waters Summary June 2017 Waters Summary May 2017 Waters Summary March 2017 Waters Summary February 2017 Waters Summary January 2017 Waters Summary November 2016 Waters […]

Waters Workgroup July 27 Meeting Summary

The Summary from the July 27, 2016 IGIC Waters Workgroup meeting is now available: WatersSummary_160727

IGIC Webinar – Exploring Indiana’s Local-Resolution Hydrography Data

Abstract:  Indiana now has statewide local-resolution data in the National Hydrography Dataset. Instead of the older high-resolution NHD data developed at a scale of 1:24,000 (1″=2,000′) and digitized from historic USGS Quadrangle Maps, the new local-resolution data was developed at a scale of 1:2,400 (1″=200′) or better using Indiana’s statewide Lidar and Orthoimagery data. Learn […]

USGS National Hydrography Requirements and Benefits Study (HRBS)

Contributed By: David S. Nail National Map Liaison for IN and KY US Geological Survey 5957 Lakeside Blvd Indianapolis, IN 46278 Phone: 317-600-2722 Email: The preliminary report of the USGS National Hydrography Requirements and Benefits Study (HRBS) is now available at Hydrography data provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have long been a […]

Waters Workgroup February 2016 Meeting Summary

The Waters Summary Workgroup Meeting Summary, February 18, 2016 has been posted.

The Changing Geospatial Landscape – A Second Look

A Report of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee, December 2015 the-changing-geospatial-landscape-second-look This is the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) report to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)  that takes a second look at NGAC’s original report to the FGDC in 2009.  The title of this report “The Changing Geospatial Landscape” is even more relevant today […]

Waters Workgroup January Meeting Summary

The Waters Workgroup January 27, 2016 Meeting Summary has been posted.

Indiana Levees and Non-levee embankments project recognized by FEMA

Contributed By: Matt Riggs, GISP, CFM The Polis Center, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Levees and non-levee embankments effects on stream storage capacity and increased downstream flooding is an important issue for all Indiana communities.  Using a grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs, the Indiana Silver Jackets put together a […]

IndianaMap Update – September 2015

Reported By:  Chris Dintaman GIS Specialist Indiana University | 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue | Bloomington, IN 47405-2208 We have just updated three NHD layers and added two new layers to IndianaMap. If you are a frequent user of these data, please use the links below to access the Layer Gallery to download data and […]