Sure, hydrologists, engineers and other technical experts rely on years of training and experience as they work on modeling and reports about flooding and its causes and impacts along Lake Champlain and the Richelieu River. But they don’t do it in a vacuum.
Hydrographic map: The mapped representation of surface waters including streams, rivers, lakes, and other water features (the NHN and NHD).
Beyond the data, binational harmonization requires collaboration.
The IJC binational hydrographic data harmonization initiative is being completed in phases, as follows:
Phase I –Drainage area harmonization (Complete – In Maintenance)
A digital geospatial hydrographic dataset contains information about an area’s surface water, including its rivers, streams, canals, lakes, ponds, glaciers, dams, coastlines, and watershed boundaries.
The International Joint Commission’s International St. Croix River Watershed Board invites you to a public meeting on Tuesday, June 4th at 7:00 pm (AT).