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  • North Temperate Lakes LTER Yahara Lakes District Lake Watersheds
  • Booth, Eric; University of Wisconsin
  • 2016
  • This zip archive contains six separate shapefiles. One each for the lake watersheds of Mendota, Monona, and Wingra basins. Yahara_Basin: This polygon shapefile is the full Yahara River watershed delineated using LIDAR elevation data for Dane County and a 10m DEM from the USGS for Columbia and Rock counties. In addition, sewersheds from the city of Madison and a field-checked basin map from Dane Co LWRCD was used. Yahara_subBasins: This is the same as Yahara_Basin except with all of the major sub-basins delineated as well. Yahara_intBasins: This polygon shapefile consists of the internally-drained basins in the Yahara Basin. These were determined using the same elevation sources as in Yahara Basin.  [These areas do not have a natural outlet (except during very large flood events...e.g., some overflowed in 2008)]  
  • N: 43.367      S: 42.788      E: -89.124      W: -89.607
  • knb-lter-ntl.323.1  
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  • doi:10.6073/pasta/48c4f52a43e5ad706da1359963048486
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