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Online Monitoring Catalogs and Data Portals

Name

Description

Geographic Extent

USGS National Water Information System (NWIS) A searchable online database of water resource data.  Results can be viewed online in tabular or graph format, or through the mapping application.  Results can also be downloaded in tab-separated data format. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from USGS NWIS.
USGS Water Data Discovery Several interactive tools for searching past and current (real-time) water data and forecasts.  Results can be displayed through online mapping applications and reports. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from USGS Water Data Discovery.
EPA My Environment and US EPA Storage and Retrieval (STORET) / Water Quality Exchange (WQX) Data Warehouse An online portal for environmental data. Results can be viewed using the online mapping application, or downloaded in shapefile, CSV, Excel, or KML format. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from EPA My Environment and STORET/WQX.
National Water Quality Monitoring Council (NWQMC) Water Quality Portal A searchable compilation of the USGS NWIS and EPA STORET/WQX databases. Results for monitoring station information and water quality data can be downloaded in KML, XML, Excel, CSV, or tab-separated data formats. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from EPA My Environment and STORET/WQX.
National Ocean Council Data Portal A portal for data, information, and tools to support coastal and marine planning. Several datasets are available as live map services, and data can be viewed and downloaded in a variety of formats.

 Coastal United States, including Great Lakes, Pacific Islands, and Caribbean regions. - detailed map not available

NOAA Gulf of Mexico Data Atlas An online atlas with data available in six topic areas (physical, biotic, living marine resources, economic activity, environmental quality, and jurisdictions). Maps have descriptions, explaining how the data was gathered and how it is relevant. Users can also link directly to the data. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from the NOAA Gulf of Mexico Data Atlas.
Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) Catalog of Monitoring Programs

(in development, beta release anticipated summer 2012)

A searchable online catalog and mapping application of metadata for monitoring projects in the Gulf of Mexico. Map of approximate proposed geographic extent of data in the GOMA Catalog of Monitoring Programs.
Southeast Coastal Water Quality Monitoring Metadata Project (GA Coastal Research Council and NPS) A searchable online database of long-term monitoring program metadata.  Results can be viewed in tabular format online, or downloaded in CSV, KML, or XML format. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from Southeast Coastal Water Quality Monitoring Metadata Project.
Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) Biological and Habitat GIS An online mapping application for viewing real-time ocean and meteorological observations and marine biological and habitat data. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from SECOORA Biological and Habitat GIS.
Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) Portal A metadata catalog and data repository for Gulf of Mexico related geospatial datasets. Several datasets are available as live map services, and data can be viewed and downloaded in a variety of formats.

Gulf of Mexico region
detailed map not available

FDEP Map Direct - Marine Spatial Planning Map An online mapping application for viewing marine and coastal data.  Several datasets can be downloaded in shapefile format. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from FDEP Map Direct Marine Spatial Planning Map.
Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Portal A searchable database of monitoring project metadata.  Results can be viewed online in tabular format.

Gulf of Mexico region
detailed map not available

STORET Public Access Data Retrieval Site and FDEP Map Direct - STORET Focus A searchable database and online mapping application for viewing STORET stations.  Data from selected stations can be viewed online in tabular format or downloaded in text format. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from FL STORET and FDEP Map Direct STORET focus.
FL FWC Marine Resource Geographic Information System (MRGIS) An online mapping application for viewing and querying spatial information related to marine resources.  Results are available as printable maps or downloadable GIS layers. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from FL FWC MRGIS.
FL FWC Geospatial Assessment of Marine Resources (GAME) An online mapping application for viewing a catalog of data sets and information related to coastal and marine habitats. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from FL FWC GAME.
Water Atlas (USF) A searchable database of water resource information (data, metadata, documents).  Results can be viewed online in tabular or graph format, or through the online mapping application or interactive graphs.  Data can also be downloaded in Excel or text format. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from Water Atlas.
Florida Geographic Data Library Metadata Explorer A portal of spatial data covering a variety of topics including land use/ land cover, hydrography, soils, transportation, boundaries, environmental quality, conservation, and census.  Data sets are available for download in shapefile format.

State of Florida detailed map not available

SRWMD Water Data Portal An online mapping application for viewing water resources monitoring stations and their associated data.  Data can be viewed online in graph format or downloaded in Excel format. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from SRWMD Water Data Portal.
SJRWMD online tools, GIS, and data:

Hydrologic Data, Radar Rainfall, and Environmental Data Retrieval Tool

Hydrologic Data is an online mapping application for viewing hydrologic monitoring sites, with their associated data available online in text or graph format.

Radar Rainfall is an online mapping application for viewing rainfall data online in graphic or tabular format.  Data can also be downloaded in Excel format.

Environmental Data Retrieval Tool is an online mapping application for searching water and sediment data.  Results can be viewed online in tabular format or downloaded in CSV or tab delimited format.

Map of approximate geographic extent of data from SJRWMD online tools.
SWFWMD Water Management Information System (WIMS) A searchable database of water resource data, with an accompanying online mapping application. Results can be viewed online in graph or tabular format, or downloaded in CSV format. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from SWFWMD WIMS.
SFWMD DBHYDRO Browser and SFWMD DBHYDRO Google Earth tool A searchable database of hydrologic, meteorologic, hydrogeologic and water quality data.  Results can be viewed online in text format, downloaded in text or CSV format, or graphed.  Stations with links to their corresponding data can also be viewed using the Google Earth tool. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from SFWMD DBHYDRO.
USGS South Florida Information Access (SOFIA) A searchable database of research projects.  Project summaries, work plans, metadata, publications, data, and maps can be viewed online.  Map of approximate geographic extent of data from USGS SOFIA.
Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) EverGlades Restoration data Extraction Tool (EGRET) A searchable database and online mapping application only accessible by CERP participants.  Database contains project metadata and associated data. Map of approximate geographic extent of data from CERP.

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