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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Navigation Data Center DLESE Reviewed Collection
This data center provides access to databases and statistics pertaining to waterborne commodity and vessel movements, domestic commercial vessel characteristics, port and waterway facilities, lock facilities, lock operations, and navigation dredging projects. Data can be queried and are available by state, by commodity, and by waterway. Metadata are also available. Fact sheets explain the US waterways, their management, and their role in the economy. There are also numerous publications available via the site and an interactive GIS component to look at various activities.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
    • Report
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
Subject:
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Need to download ArcExplorer to use the GIS components.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
CorpsWeb is provided as a public service by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Information presented on CorpsWeb public web sites is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-261
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Institute for Water Resources - Navigation Data Center, US Army Corps of Engineers
http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil