Forest-to-Faucet Partnership: University of Massachusetts Amherst/U.S. Forest Service

GIS Watershed Analysis

The files listed below can be downloaded and used to complete the type of Watershed Analysis described under Projects & Tools, Source Water Stewardship Project (2001-04). The first document contains the complete methods including methods for the use of the ArcView Watershed Spatial Analysis Extension.

The ArcView Watershed Spatial Analysis Extension is a computer program that can be added to ArcView GIS to facilitate the watershed analysis process.

Watershed Assessment Methods (1.2 MB PDF file), describing methods used in GIS analysis.

ArcView Extension - a file that contains a program that can be added to ArcView GIS to facilitate the watershed analysis. Right-click on the file name and then "save target as" "all files" in the ArcView Extensions folder on the user's computer.

References

  • de la Crétaz, Avril L., Yanli Zhang, David Kimball, Nathanael Lloyd, and Paul K. Barten. 2003. Protecting the Source: A Guide to Database Compilation and GIS-Based Watershed Assessment Methods (Version1).
  • Kimball, David. 2003. Watershed Spatial Analysis Extension. Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Boston MA.