Tutorials

GIS and Water Resources Modeling Workshop

Apparently this page is accessed by lots of people from all over the world (thanks to Google!). Despite providing these tutorials along with sample data, many are unable to process their own data and/or create reasonable models. Consequently, I get several requests to look at error messages and give advice. The most common error message is "Exceptional error - ArcMap is Closing". To help out some of these folks I haven been offering GIS and Water Resources Modeling workshop here at Purdue University since 2008. Past workshops were very successful, with particpants from consulting industry, state and federal employees. The 2014 workshop will take place from August 4-6. If you have any questions, send me an email (vmerwade_at_purdue_dot_edu).


You can also visit my Facebook Page for these tutorials to post your comments, suggest ideas for new tutorials, and become a part of this effort! I will appreciate your contribution!!The facebook page is relatively new so please bear with me until it is fully operational.


Note: All tutorials have links for necessary datasets. If you have questions, send email to vmerwade_at_purdue.edu

Hydrologic Modeling using GIS and HEC-HMS

  1. Hydrologic Modeling using HEC-HMS (last updated April 2012)
  2. Creating SCS Curve Number Grid using HEC-GeoHMS (ArcGIS 10) (last updated September 2012)
  3. HMS Model Development using HEC-GeoHMS (ArcGIS 10) (last updated August 2012)

Hydrologic Modeling using GIS and SWAT

  1. Creating a SWAT model using ArcSWAT (last updated March 2014)
  2. Creating SWAT Soil Database using FAO Soil and Terrain Database of East Africa (SOTER) Data (last updated June 2013)

Hydraulic Modeling using GIS and HEC-RAS
  1. Tutorial on using HEC-GeoRAS with ArcGIS 10 and HEC-RAS Modeling (last updated June 2012)
  2. Velocity Mapping in Rivers and Floodplains using HEC-GeoRAS (last updated November 2010)

Hydrologic Analysis using GIS

  1. Stream Network and Watershed Delineation using Spatial Analyst Hydrology Tools (last updated August 2012)
  2. Watershed and Stream Network Delineation Using ArcHydro Tools (last update October 2011)
  3. Building ArcHydro using National Hydrography Dataset (last updated November 2010)
Downloading Geospatial and Temporal Data for Hydrologic/Hydraulic Modeling
  1. Performing Raster Operations using ArcGIS 10 Spatial Analyst (last updated August 2012)
  2. Downloading Elevation, Land Cover and Hydrography Data (last updated August 2012)
  3. Downloading USGS Streamflow Data from Internet into ArcGIS and Creating Time Enabled Layer/Animation (last updated October 2012)
  4. Downloading NCDC Climate Data from Internet into ArcGIS (last updated August 2012)
  5. Downloading and Exploring NHDPlus (last updated October 2009)
  6. Downloading SSURGO Soil Data from Internet (last updated September 2012)

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