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Idaho National Laboratory

Virtual Hydropower Prospector
Data Sources

Feature SetSourceVintageURL
Water Energy Resource Sites (All)Idaho National Laboratory2004http://hydropower.inl.gov/resourceassessment/
Resource Assessment Report - Water Energy Resources of the United States with Emphasis on Low Head/Low Power Resources - DOE/ID-11111
 
Potential ProjectsIdaho National Laboratory2005http://hydropower.inl.gov/resourceassessment/
Resource Assessment Report - Feasibility Assessment of the Water Energy Resources of the United States for New Low Power and Small Hydro Classes of Hydroelectric Plants, DOE/ID-11263, January 2006
 
BoRBureau of Reclamation2011http://www.usbr.gov/power/
(see report Hydropower Resource Assessment at Existing Reclamation Facilities)
 
Hydrography 
Major RiversEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) - U.S. Rivers (Generalized)2008http://www.esri.com/data/
Detailed StreamsEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) (hydroln)2000http://www.esri.com/data/
WaterbodiesNational Atlas of the United States & Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) - U.S. National Atlas Water Feature Areas2008http://www.esri.com/data/
Wild and Scenic RiversNational Atlas of the United States Parkways & Scenic Rivers2005http://nationalatlas.gov/natlas/Natlasstart.asp
NHDU.S. Geological Survey2004http://nhd.usgs.gov/
EDNAU.S. Geological Survey2002http://edna.usgs.gov
 
Power System (All)Global Energy Decisions2004http://www.globalenergy.com/
 
Transportation 
Primary Roads Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) (U.S. Major Roads) 2000http://www.esri.com/data/
All RoadsBureau of Transportation Statistics Dynamap/10001999http://www.bts.gov/gis
RailroadsEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) (railroads)2000http://www.esri.com/data/datacd02.html
 
Areas & Places 
CitiesEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) (cities_dtl)2000http://www.esri.com/data/
Populated PlacesEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) (placeply)2000http://www.esri.com/data/
County BoundariesEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Tele Atlas North America - U.S. Counties2008http://www.esri.com/data/
State BoundariesEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Tele Atlas North America - U.S. States2008http://www.esri.com/data/
Hydrologic RegionsU.S. Geological Survey2002http://water.usgs.gov/GIS/huc.html
 
Land Use 
Excluded AreasConservation Biology Institute2005http://www.consbio.org/
Excluded AreasNational Atlas of the United States Federal & Indian Lands Parkways & Scenic Rivers2002http://nationalatlas.gov/natlas/Natlasstart.asp
BIANational Renewable Energy Laboratory2005http://www.nrel.gov
BLM, BOR, DOD, FS, FWS, NPS Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) (Subset of fedland.shp)2003http://www.esri.com/data/datacd03.html
 
Background Maps 
Color Shaded ReliefEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) - North America Shaded Relief (Modified)2008http://server.arcgisonline.com/v93
Satellite ImageryEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) - Imagery_World_2DStreaming Feedhttp://server.arcgisonline.com/v93
Topographic ReliefEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) - World_Topo_MapStreaming Feedhttp://server.arcgisonline.com/v93

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