Frequently Asked Questions
CUAHSI's core funding comes from a 5-year cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation; EAR-1849458. CUAHSI also has project-based grants and contracts with other agencies and philanthropic foundations.
Yes, all CUAHSI tools and software are open source. You can find the source code on github at https://github.com/cuahsi and https://github.com/hydroshare.
There are several methods for accessing water science data. Access time series data using our web client: http://data.cuahsi.org or programmatically via a REST API.
HydroShare has a Discover page for search in addition to a REST API.
For more information on finding data, visit our Data Discovery and Analysis page.
The USGS NWIS services, listed below, are updated every week on Saturdays.
HydroClient provides access to time series data like stream gauge measurements, meteorological station measurements, repeated “grab” samples, and soil moisture measurements. All data are returned in the same format. For more information see the User Guide.
HydroShare provides access to a broad set of hydrologic data types that include time series, geospatial, models, and more. Learn more about HydroShare here.
Yes, in addition to data in HIS and HydroShare, CUAHSI provides access to a number of regional and global data portals here.
Please review the options on the Solutions page to determine the best option for publishing your data based on the type of data you working with (e.g. time series, geospatial, model, etc.).
Although CUAHSI now encourages all users to leverage our cloud-based data publication, time series data can be hosted using your own server. Please contact CUAHSI if you wish to publish your data to HIS from your server.