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NWIS Web Services Snapshot for ArcGIS


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2012 Updates (from the FY12 Annual Review) The NWIS Web Services Snapshot represents the next generation of data retrieval and management. The newest Snapshot tool allows instant access to NWIS data from four different web services through ArcGIS, software available to all USGS scientists in all mission areas. Increased data retrieval efficiency reduces the steps required to retrieve and compile water data from multiple sites from what can be more than 30 steps to just a few clicks. As an end-user education tool, it promotes use of NWIS data from both web services and the NWIS database, which increases the production of scientific research and analysis that uses NWIS data. The Snapshot database design enables efficient data compilation [...]

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Presentation_CDI-hosted_Webinar_2012-09.pptx 8.57 MB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation
NWISSnapshot_Poster_at_CDI_DataBlast_2012-07.pdf.pdf 4.12 MB application/pdf

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  • Community for Data Integration (CDI)
  • Eastern Tallgrass Prairie and Big Rivers Landscape Conservation Cooperative
  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal
  • Mississippi River Basin / Gulf Hypoxia Initiative



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