Height Above Nearest Drainage (HAND) for CONUS
|Owners:||David Arctur · Yan Liu · Harvey datamgr · datamgr Irma|
|DOI:||10.4211/hs.69f7d237675c4c73938481904358c789 How to Cite|
|Created:||Apr 21, 2018 at 2:36 a.m.|
|Last updated:||Dec 06, 2018 at 1:56 a.m. by David Arctur|
Height Above Nearest Drainage (HAND) is an approach for estimating the vertical height of any point on the landscape from the nearest stream surface or bed. This dataset is based on the U.S. Geological Survey's National Elevation Dataset (NED) with 10-meter horizontal resolution, comprising raster data for the 331 HUC-6 units in conterminous U.S. (CONUS), excluding the five units of the great lakes. This was developed at the UIUC CyberGIS supercomputing facility, and is now archived at the UT Austin TACC (Texas Advanced Computing Center) for download.
To interactively select HAND data by HUC6 basin in either the Harvey or Irma hydrologic study area, use the Harvey Archive Story Map [http://arcg.is/001jje] or the Irma Archive Story Map [http://arcg.is/PSOKH] and click on the HAND tab. To directly browse this data for anywhere in CONUS, visit [https://web.corral.tacc.utexas.edu/nfiedata/].
For an explanation of the contents of the nfiedata folder at TACC, see README file for this resource.
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This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
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|National Science Foundation (NSF)||RAPID: Archiving and Enabling Community Access to Data from Recent US Hurricanes||1761673|
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