NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCESUSGS Data and Toolshttps://www.usgs.gov/mission-areas/water-resources/data-tools“The USGS Water Resou...

NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCESUSGS Data and Toolshttps://www.usgs.gov/mission-areas/water-resources/data-tools“The USGS Water Resou...

NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCESUSGS Data and Toolshttps://www.usgs.gov/mission-areas/water-resources/data-tools“The USGS Water Resources Mission Area provides water information that is fundamental to national and local economic well-being, protection of life and property, and effective management of the Nation’s water resources. This site contains data and tools relevant to a wide range of water resources and conditions including streamflow, groundwater, water quality, and water use and availability.”There are a series of examples of tool use, one of which is shown below.“Hyperspectral and RGB image data used to map salmon spawning locations on the American River, California, November 5-7, 2018 ““An unmanned aerial system (UAS) was used to acquire red/green/blue (RGB) and hyperspectral image data from the American River in California November 5-7, 2018, to support research on remote sensing of rivers, specifically mapping salmon spawning locations (redds) as part of an overall salmon habitat assessment program.