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UGA Cooperative Extension: Southeast Water Resources: Learning Centers

Introduction to GIS/GPS Tools for Agriculture, Natural Resources, 4-H and Watershed Management Learning Center

* Thursday * February 25 * 8am - 5pm * Mariot Hilton Head * SC *

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This learning center was created to support and enhance the Southern Regional Water Program Watershed Assesment & Modeling Team's outreach efforts. This learning center is not yet complete. Archives and additional GIS/GPS material will be posted. Please check back with this site soon for updates.

 

Cooperators

List of the people who contributed to the development of this workshop and learning center.

List of Cooperators (pdf)

 

Registration/Promotions

Introduction to GIS/GPS Tools for Agriculture, Natural Resources, 4-H, and Watershed Management (pdf)

Online Registration by Cvent | Agenda - 2010 Land Grant & Sea Grant National Water Conference

 

Presentations

  1. Module 1: Introduction to GPS
  2. Module 2: Introduction to Google Earth & Google Maps
  3. Module 3 Introduction to Hydrologic concepts using NRCS Soils data access tool

 

Videos/Webinar Archives

  1. Module 1: Introduction to GPS
  2. Module 2: Introduction to Google Earth & Google Maps
  3. Module 3 Introduction to Hydrologic concepts using NRCS Soils data access tool

 

GIS/GPS Resources

Watershed Assesment Tools for Extension and Research

Google Earth Tutorial

Google Earth fly over instructions

ArcGIS Explorer (Free ESRI Software - Similar to Google Earth)

Shape file to KML file converter

Hydrology cheat sheet

Introduction to Web Soil Survey (pdf)

Southern Regional Water Program

Sites that offer Google Earth GIS map layers:

R4 EPA List of Water related GIS Layers & Resources

EPA Waters Database

USGS Watershed/Stream KML files

USGS Streamgages KML files

National Hydrography Dataset Plus

FEMA Flood Hazard  KML files

Weather

Google Earth Watershed Resources

 

Evaluation Material

  • Environmental
  • Social

Program Sponsors

  • USDA NIFA Southern Regional Water Program
  • NRCS National Water Management Center
  • Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Arkansas Cooperattive Extension Service
  • Gainsville State College
  • Georgia Cooperative Extension
  • Langston University Research & Extension Programs
  • Oklahoma State Cooperative Extension
  • Tennessee State Cooperative Extension Program
  • North Carolina Cooperative Extension
  • Texas AgriLife Extension
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