Healthy Watersheds Partnership - Relevant Data and Tools
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|Used in HWP Assessment
|Biogeographic Information and Observation System (BIOS)||CDFW*||Varies||Varies||Varies||Yes|
|Cal-Adapt||UCB, CEC||Varies||Monthly, Annual||1950 - 2100||Yes|
|California Environmental Data Exchange Network (CEDEN)||SWRCB||Varies||Varies||1950 - 2020||Yes|
|California Freshwater Species Database v2||TNC||HUC 8||Static||2015||Yes|
|California Natural Flows Database||TNC, USGS||HUC 10, stream reach||Static, Annual||1950 - 2015||Yes|
|National Hydrography Dataset (NHD)||USGS||HUC 2, HUC 4, HUC 8||Static||NA||Yes|
|National Land Cover Database (NLCD)||MRLC Consortium, USGS||30 m||Annual||1985 - 2016||Yes|
|PRISM Climate Data||PRISM Climate Group||800 m, 40 km||Daily, Monthly, Annual||1895 - 2020
(Best data from 1981 - 2020)
|Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD)||USGS||HUC 2, HUC 4, HUC 6, HUC 8, HUC 10, HUC 12, HUC 14, HUC 16||Static||NA||Yes|
CDFW = California Department of Fish and Wildlife, CEC = California Energy Commission, MRLC = Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics, SWRCB = California State Water Resources Control Board, TNC = The Nature Conservancy, UCB = University of California, Berkeley, USGS = United States Geological Survey
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