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1. Navigate to the Global Forest Watch Water map.

Analyze one of the Major Watersheds of the World

2. Select Current Watershed from the panel on the right-hand side of the map.

3. Move your cursor over the map to see the major watersheds outlined in blue and click on one you want to analyze, or use the search bar to find a major watershed. You can search by river, watershed name, or city.

4. Once you have selected your watershed, the watershed risk analysis results will appear on the right-hand side of the map.

5. Click on the information icon to learn more about how watershed risk is calculated.

6. Click on each risk indicator to turn it off and on and the analysis will update.

7. Move your cursor over one of the watershed risk indicators to view the risk score.

8. You can now click on “Full Report” to get a more detailed watershed analysis for your custom area, or “Get Alerts” to subscribe to notifications when there is fire activity in the selected watershed.

Analyze a Custom Watershed

9. To create a subwatershed analysis for a specific location, select Custom Analysis from the panel on the right-hand side of the map.

10. To add a point on the map, click “Add point” and then click in your area of interest on the map.

11. To use geographic coordinates, type in the latitude and longitude into the text boxes and click “Go”.

12. The watershed risk analysis results will appear on the right-hand side of the map. See above for more information about the analysis results.

13. You can now click on “Full Report” to get a more detailed watershed analysis for your custom area, or “Get Alerts” to subscribe to notifications when there is fire activity in the selected watershed.

13. You can now click on “Full Report” to get a more detailed watershed analysis for your custom area.

14. Click on “Get Alerts” to subscribe to notifications when there is new fire activity in the selected watershed.

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