WikiWatershed is an initiative of Stroud™ Water Research Center. The Stroud Center seeks to advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater systems through global research, education, and watershed restoration.

About WikiWatershed

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WikiWatershed® is a web toolkit to support citizens, conservation practitioners, municipal decision-makers, researchers, educators, and students to collaboratively advance knowledge and stewardship of fresh water. WikiWatershed web tools offer rapid visualization of watershed data, advanced geospatial analysis capabilities, and science-based predictions of human impacts on stormwater runoff and water quality. The intuitive user interface makes this easy to do in any modern web browser. Our vision is for users to share watershed-model scenarios, watershed-monitoring data, and watershed-management stories as an open, collaborative community. WikiWatershed has been built using open-source approaches and software.

WikiWatershed has been funded by: National Science Foundation (grants DRL #1417527DRL #0929763 and DRL #1418133) ~ William Penn Foundation (grants 103-14 and 12-17) ~ Stroud Water Research Center ~ Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation ~ The Dansko Foundation ~ Generous donations from Peter Kjellerup and Mandy Cabot

To ask a question or to submit a bug report or feature request, please visit the help page.

Meet the Development Team


Anthony Aufdenkampe, Ph.D.
Senior Environmental Scientist, LimnoTech

David Arscott, Ph.D.
President, Executive Director, Research Scientist, Stroud Water Research Center

Steven Kerlin, Ph.D.
Director of Education, Stroud Water Research Center

Melinda Daniels, Ph.D.

Melinda Daniels, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist, Stroud Water Research Center

Matthew Ehrhart
Director of Watershed Restoration, Stroud Water Research Center

Susan Gill, Ph.D.

Susan Gill, Ph.D.
Director of Education Emeritus, Stroud Water Research Center

Robert Cheetam, MLA

Robert Cheetham, MLA
Founder and President, Azavea

Matt McFarland
Vice President of Engineering, Azavea

Arianna Robbins
Former Project Manager, Azavea


Barry Evans, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Penn State University


David Tarboton, Ph.D.
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University

Jeff Horsburgh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University

Emilio Mayorga, Ph.D.

Emilio Mayorga, Ph.D.
Senior Oceanographer, University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory

Scott Haag
College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University

Ali Shokoufandeh, Ph.D.
Professor, Senior Associate Dean of Research, College of Computing and Informatics Drexel University

Nanette Dietrich, Ph.D.

Nanette Dietrich, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Educational Foundations, Millersville University

Carolyn Staudt

Carolyn Staudt
Curriculum/Professional Developer, The Concord Consortium

Sara Damiano

Sara Damiano
Research Technician, Stroud Water Research Center

Heather Brooks

Heather Brooks
Web Developer, Stroud Water Research Center

About Stroud Water Research Center

mec_platinum-no-captionWikiWatershed is an initiative of Stroud™ Water Research Center. Since 1967, Stroud Center scientists and educators have been focused on one thing: fresh water. Our research concentrates on streams and rivers, including how they function as a whole and the complex web of life that inhabits them. Only through knowing how healthy streams and rivers work, and what happens when they become polluted, can we determine how to protect and preserve this vital resource. Learn more at