A lake is a body of relatively still water of considerable size, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land apart from a river, stream, or other form of moving water that serves to feed or drain the lake. Lakes are inland and not part of the ocean and therefore are distinct from lagoons, and ...

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Lake Victoria bathymetric data

I am trying to find bathymetry for Lake Victoria (or portions). Any GIS format and almost any resolution will do. As a last resort a hydrographic chart will suffice.
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Water Quality Data Acquisition Sources

I was wondering what sources are available, or if anyone has water quality data for the Great Lakes and specifically Lake Ontario. We are interested in mapping Phosphorus, Organic Matter, Nitrogen and ...
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Lake Maps with changing water levels [closed]

Lots of people crash boats and get injured or die every year because of underwater hazards. I'm trying to design lake maps where the topography and data points change with the water level. Any idea on ...
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Whats the best way to create bathymetric contour lines?

I have a raster dataset with both Topographic and Bathymetric stored in it. What is the best way to create exact contours of the lake-bed? This becomes tricky when I want to make the contour for depth ...
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Watershed delineation taking into account lake/reservoir

My watershed has several big lakes. When I delineated my watershed, I had some unwanted subwatersheds and river segments inside the lakes (see fig. below). I want to tell ArcGIS/ArcHydro to delineate ...
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Looking for bathymetry data for Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota

Navionics has a nice web map that has some incomplete coverage of Lake Sakakawea. Garmin's BlueChart looks to have something for about $160, but appears to be only compatible with GPS units. Don't ...