A Nationally consistent NHDPlus framework for identifying interstate waters: implications for integrated assessments and interjurisdictional TMDLs.

@article{Cooter2010ANC,
  title={A Nationally consistent NHDPlus framework for identifying interstate waters: implications for integrated assessments and interjurisdictional TMDLs.},
  author={William S Cooter and James I Rineer and Brandon Bergenroth},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={510-24}
}
The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL) program promotes nationally consistent approaches for documenting the progress in restoring impaired waters. EPA's TMDL program provides tracking systems comprising both database and geographic information systems (GIS) mapping components. The GIS mapping is implemented using the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD). The EPA and the US Geological Survey have developed an enhanced NHD product (NHDPlus) that is… CONTINUE READING