There are millions of lakes, ponds and reservoirs in the United States. Existing datasets are large and unweildy. With this data product, derived from the US NHD (downloaded Jan 2013), we summarize at a high level the distribution of lakes across the US.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #DEB-2025982, NTL LTER. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.