Project: 4205c23d-defb-4f84-b36a-27fcfa5bdce3

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Project Title
Alaska Online Aquatic Temperature Site (AK-OATS)
Description
This project will develop a searchable geospatial database for stream and lake water temperature monitoring activities in Alaska. It includes compilation of project metadata and creation of an online interface that supports data entry, editing, error checking, public query and reporting of metadata.
Point of Contact(s)
LCC Network Data Steward
LCC Network Data Manager
lccdatasteward@fws.gov
Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative
1011 E. Tudor Road MS 281
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative
1011 E. Tudor Road MS 281
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Karen A Murphy
LCC Coordinator
1011 E. Tudor Road MS 281
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
V: +1 907 7893501
karen_a_murphy@fws.gov
Jamie Trammell
Assistant Professor
V: +1 907 7864865
ejtrammell@uaa.alaska.edu
Marcus Geist
Professor
mageist@uaa.alaska.edu

Project Abstract

Alaska’s freshwater resources, vitally important for salmon and other species, are vulnerable to changes resulting from climate change. Though temperature is a critical element in the suitability of aquatic habitats, Alaska’s stream and lake temperature monitoring is occurring through independent agencies/partners without a means to link and share data. Because a coordinated network of monitoring data can help scientists and managers understand how aquatic systems are responding to climate change, conducting an inventory of past and present stream and lake temperature monitoring efforts has been identified as a priority science need for Alaska. This project will consolidate existing monitoring site locations and attributes into a statewide, spatially referenced dataset and will result in the development of an online interface that will enable partners to add additional information. This is not a database for storing temperature data, rather the first step in creating a network which should ultimately link data.​

Supplemental Info: None Provided.

Project Links

Project Keywords

  • ISO 19115 Topic Category (isoTopicCategory):
    • imageryBaseMapsEarthCover,
    • inlandWaters
  • End User Types - Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC End User Type):
    • State agencies,
    • Federal resource managers
  • Project Category - Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC Project Category):
    • Decision Support,
    • Data Management and Integration,
    • Data Acquisition and Development
  • Deliverable Types - Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC Deliverable):
    • Presentation,
    • Report

Associated Products

ID Title Metadata Link
bf4b816c-1b75-40b5-8a70-5e39230fdf02 Webinar (2015) AK-OATS mdJSON ISO 19115-2 HTML
36928309-ee0a-484a-8366-aa2ed1bf093d AKOATS - Alaska Online Aquatic Temperature Site: An inventory of continuous stream and lake temperature monitoring stations across Alaska mdJSON ISO 19115-2 HTML