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How to Upload Geospatial (GIS) Data in ATTAINS

This document explains how to upload geospatial (or GIS) files representing Assessment Unit locations and extents to ATTAINS for processing. The uploaded files will be processed to National Hydrography Dataset Plus (NHDPlus) catchments using an automated Catchment Indexing Process (CIP) Tool. The relationship between each Assessment Unit and associated catchment(s) will be provided in an output table (catchment crosswalk table), that can then be used in conjunction with geospatial analyses.

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