Tag Archives: data management

Symposium: Integrating Advanced Technologies in Fish and Wildlife Science

As computing, network, software, and scientific technologies continue to advance and develop rapidly, so too do their applications to fisheries and wildlife research. As a result of this fast-paced growth, keeping atop of new technological developments which could benefit fisheries and wildlife research can be time-consuming and overwhelming. Additionally, use of new technologies can be... Read More

Symposium: Marking, Tagging, and Tracking of Fish and Wildlife Part I

Fish and wildlife tracking data inform how individual organisms and populations distribute locally, utilize habitat, migrate over larger scales, and evolve over time. Technological advances in tracking systems ignite the development of new questions about the ecology of species where previous tools did not exist to address them. Analyzed carefully, tracking data may indicate changes... Read More

A National Stream Internet

Submitted by Dan Isaak KEY POINTS Massive amounts of water quality data, biological surveys, and habitat condition assessments have been collected by natural resource organizations throughout the U.S. The National Stream Internet (NSI) project developed an analytical infrastructure that can be used consistently anywhere with existing stream databases. Status and trend assessments for the nation’s... Read More

Developing a National Fisheries Data Exchange Standard

Symposium Summary Many agencies and organizations conduct fisheries and aquatic ecology surveys that result in a wealth of data needed by research and management communities. These data could significantly advance the goals of national and regional scale initiatives if information was more readily exchanged.   Improving data exchange between the United States and our international neighbors... Read More

The National Stream Internet Project

Submitted by Dan Isaak Hi Everyone, I’m writing with regards to a new national project we have underway that stream techno-geeks might be interested in. We call it “The National Stream Internet Project.” It’s prompted by the fact that accurate, high resolution information to describe the status and trends of water quality and aquatic biotas... Read More

FINS: The Fish Database Web Application in Missouri

Submitted by Dave Mayers & Rodney Britt Have you ever wanted to look at fish population indices from a body of water on the other side of the state?  Or needed to compare the present fish population in a lake to that found 10 years ago?  These are questions asked all the time by fisheries... Read More