More Watershed Education Resources
There are many great watershed education tools and resources available. Explore below to dive deeper into your watershed.
GIS and Map Tools
Florida DEP's Map Direct
Map Direct is a powerful interactive mapping website that enables you to display locations and data layers on a map including DEP regulated facilities, FEMA flood zones, land use / land cover, aerial photography, elevation, USGS quad maps, and many more.
Google Earth is a free mapping tool that displays high resolution satellite images of the Earth's surface, allowing users to get a detailed "birds-eye" view of their communities and their relationship to rivers, lakes and estuaries. Google Earth requires users to download and install a free software application.
Microsoft Live Maps
Microsoft Live Maps is a web-based map application that provides users with detailed satellite images and "birds-eye" views of their communities.
Additional Watershed Resources
WaterAtlas.org is the gateway to a group of websites developed by the Florida Center for Community Design and Research at the University of South Florida. that provide comprehensive data about 11 major watershed regions.
EPA Surf Your Watershed
This online resource by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency provides detailed information about Florida watersheds and watershed groups and organizations.
USGS Science in Your Watershed
The U.S. Geological Survey's "Science in Your Watershed" site contains scientific information organized by watershed.
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