General Information

Project area general description
The state of New Mexico
Are any areas excluded?
Regulated streams.
Types of flow statistics available
peak flows
ArcGIS version used for processing
10.2
Was TopoGrid used to process DEMs?
No
DEM and derivatives projection (general description)
NAD 1983 Albers
DEM and derivatives (fdr, fac, etc.) resolution
 30 meter
DEM source
National Elevation Dataset 2013 accessed April, 2015 (http://ned.usgs.gov/)
Hydrography source
National Hydrography Dataset, high-resolution (NHD, 2008; 1:24,000 scale) and NHDPlus V2 (1:100,000 NHD snapshot) http://www.horizon-systems.com/nhdplus/NHDPlusV2_home.php for regions 11, 12, 14, 15
Hydrologic unit "walls" source
Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD) 12-digit Hydrologic Units
Gage basin boundaries source
not used
Interactive map snapping tolerance
3 cells

 

Basin Characteristics Methods and Sources

Name
Description
Computation method
Data source

Report

Variable label in report
DRNAREA
 
Drainage area in square miles
Basin Area
Derived from DEM and flow direction grid
Waltemeyer (2008)
A
ELEV
Mean Basin Elevation, in Feet
Area weighted average
U.S. Geological Survey, 2013, 1-arc-second National elevation dataset, accessed April 15, 2015
Waltemeyer (2008)
E
BSLDEM30ff
Mean Basin Slope, in feet per foot
Computed using ArcHydro tools
U.S. Geological Survey, 2013, 1-arc-second National elevation dataset, accessed April 15, 2015
Waltemeyer (2008)
S
 PRECIP
Mean annual precipitation
Area weighted average
Waltemeyer, S.D., 2008, Analysis of the magnitude and frequency of peak discharge and maximum observed peak discharge in New Mexico and surrounding areas: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5119, 105 p., accessed June 19, 2007, at http://www.ocs.orst.edu/prism/prism_new.html
Waltemeyer (2008)
Pa
 PREC10to4
Mean winter (October through April) precipitation, in inches
Area weighted average
 Waltemeyer, S.D., 2008, Analysis of the magnitude and frequency of peak discharge and maxim= um observed peak discharge in New Mexico and surrounding areas: U.S. Geologi= cal Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5119, 105 p., accessed June = 19, 2007, at http://www.ocs.orst.edu/prism/prism_new.html
 
 
I24H100Y
Maximum 24-hour precipitation that occurs on average once in 100 years
Area weighted average=
Sanja Perica, Deborah Martin, Sandra Pavlovic, Ishani Roy, Michael St. Laurent, Carl Trypaluk, Dale Unruh, Michael Yekta, and Geoffrey Bonnin, 2013, Precipitation Frequency Atlas of the United States: National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlas 14, Volume 8, Version 2.0, accessed January 21, 2016, at http://hdsc.nws.noaa.gov/hdsc/pfds/pfds_gis.html,
Geoffrey M. Bonnin, Deborah Martin, Bingzhang Lin, Tye
Parzybok, Michael Yekta, and David Riley, 2013, Precipitation Frequency Atlas of the United States: National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlas 14, Volume 1, Version 5.0, accessed January 21, 2016, at http://hdsc.nws.noaa.gov/hdsc/pfds/pfds_gis.html,
Sanja Perica, Deborah Martin, Sandra Pavlovic, Ishani Roy,
Michael St. Laurent, Carl Trypaluk, Dale Unruh, Michael Yekta, and
Geoffrey Bonnin, 2013, Precipitation Frequency Atlas of the United States: National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlas 14, Volume 8, Version 2.0, accessed January 21, 2016, at http://hdsc.nws.noaa.gov/hdsc/pfds/pfds_gis.html
Waltemeyer (2008)
I24,100
HIGHREG
High–flow hydrologic region code
At basin outlet
Peak flow region map
Waltemeyer (2008)
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OUTLETELEV
Elevation of the stream outlet
At basin outlet
U.S. Geological Survey, 2013, 1-arc-second National elevation dataset, accessed April 15, 2015