NetMap's Technical Help Guide


NETMAP Help Manual This manual will help you learn how to use NetMap for applications involving forestry, fisheries, grazing, mining, energy development, watershed and in-stream restoration, monitoring, conservation and research.
NetMap Tools
Table of Contents (2015)
ArcMap 10.x Add-in
1.0 Help
2.0 Load Data (load NetMap Digital Hydroscapes, either using a map or by name)
3.0 Maps
4.0 Analysis Tools
Define Fish Distribution
Calculate Channel Gradients (any length scale) and Identify Waterfalls
Query Database
     Network Attributes
     Segment Information
     Search for stream name
     Field link
     Network proportion
Profile Graphs
     Longitudinal profiles
     Cross Section profiles
Attribute Aggregation
     Upstream – Downstream Routing
     Routing of Hillslope Attributes
     Routing of Buffer Attributes
Google Earth
     Google Earth zoom
     Google Earth export
Data Management
     Import data
     Custom attributes
     Custom selection
     Save/Load selection
     Trim Network Tool
Risk Analysis
     Stream segment overlap (Habitats – multiple stressors intersections)
     Subbasin overlap (Habitats – multiple stressors intersections)
Subbasin classification
     Sort and rank
     Cumulative distributions
Watershed Delineation
Drainage Wings
Watershed Information - EPA Link to basins
Technical Help
5.0 Fluvial Processes
Flow Calculations
Hydraulic/Planform Geometry
     Channel width
     Channel depth
     Flow velocity
     Bed shear stress
     Substrate D50/Classes
     Channel sinuosity
Network Variables
     Channel gradient
     Maximum downstream gradient
     Drainage area
     Mean annual precipitation
     Stream order
     Stream power
     Tributary Confluence environments
Channel Classification
     Parameter Nesting
     Channel Classes by Selection
     Channel Classification-Rosgen
     Channel Confinement
Drainage and Junction Density (subbasin scale)
Floodplain/Terrace/Fan Mapping
     Mapping Valley Floors
Landslide – Channel interactions
Define Channel Heads (trim network top down)
Wood Accumulation Types
Closed Depressions
6.0 Aquatic Habitat
Define Fish Distribution
Create Aquatic Habitats
     Intrinsic Potential (three anadromous species)
     Cutthroat Trout (Bayesian)
     Bull Trout (Empirical)
Core Habitats (pending, 2015)
Habitat Diversity
Upstream - Downstream Habitat
Beaver Habitat
Channel Disturbance Index
Piscicide Tool
Estuary mapping-classification (Puget Sound, WA and planned for southeast/southwest Alaska)
7.0 Erosion
Shallow Landslides  (GEP)
          Hillslope (grid)
          Channel segment
          Aggregated downstream
          Modified (lithology, land use etc.)
     Landslide calibration tool (proposed)
Shallow Landslide Intensity
          Hillslope (grid)
          Channel segment
          Aggregated downstream
Channelized Mass Wasting
     Debris flow
Deep Seated Landslide/Earthflow
Hillslope Surface Erosion/Vegetation/Fire
(Pre and Post Fire Analysis)
Sediment Yield
     Convert to Sediment Yield
     Channel Sedimentation Potential
Sediment Delivery (shallow landslides/debris flows)
8.0 Roads Module
Import Road/pipeline Layer (discretize)
Corridor (Road) Density
     Subbasin scale
     Stream Segment/Network Scale (upstream – downstream, left-right valley distinction)
Road Drainage Diversion (based on DEM or road drain points, WEPP, GRAIP-lite)
Road (other corridor) Stability
Road (other corridor) in Floodplains
Habitat Upstream of Road (and other corridors)
Road (other corridor) stream crossings - overlap classification; habitat; debris flow; gully
Road Surface Erosion
    Road surface erosion index
    GRAIP – Lite
Toxic spill upstream tracer (proposed)
9.0 Vegetation/Wildfire/Climate Module
Get Vegetation
Delineate Riparian Zones
Instream Wood Recruitment
         Reach scale-project
         Watershed scale
         Upslope Wood Recruitment (landslides/debris flows)
Shade/Thermal Energy
     Thermal Energy Sensitivity
     Current Shade-Thermal Energy
Stream-Thermal Refugia
     Along Channel-Reach Scale
     Along Channel-Tributary Scale
     Confluence Zone Refugia
     Floodplain/Valley Floor Upwelling
Wildfire Cascade (fuels, fire risk, fire-erosion, roads, habitats)
Climate Change Vulnerability

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