Great Salt Lake Information System

Skip Navigation LinksGSLIS > Background

Background

The following sections provide background information about the Great Salt Lake and its surrounding watersheds. Additionally, you can access information about this website, the Great Salt Lake Information System.

Unique Features

Unique Features of the Great Salt Lake Basin

Click here to learn more about unique features of the Great Salt Lake and its surrounding watersheds. You will learn about scientific, political, and socioeconomic features of the Great Salt Lake Basin that make it a place unlike any other on Earth!

Watershed Descriptions

Watershed Description

Click here to access detailed descriptions of the Great Salt Lake and each of the major watersheds that flow into it. You will learn about the topography, hydrology, climate, land use, and other interesting characteristics of the watersheds that make up the Great Salt Lake Basin.

Great Salt Lake Information System

The Great Salt Lake Information System

Click here to learn more about this website, the Great Salt Lake Informaton System.