Proposed Abstract Title

Progress in trans-boundary marine monitoring harmonization and data sharing

Presenter/Author Information

Brenda Burd, Vancouver AquariumFollow

Type of Presentation

Oral

Session Title

Trans-boundary monitoring in the marine evironment: Challenges and opportunities

Location

2016SSEC

Description

As monitoring agencies struggle with funding, continuity and logistics of broad-scale regional monitoring programs, data sharing between organizations and trans-boundary will provide critical leverage to supply the data needs of regional research and management mandates. This was the impetus for the Salish Sea Ambient Monitoring Exchange, which was conceived 2 years ago following a meeting of interested parties at the 2014 Salish Sea conference. While a number of organizations are participating in limited scale cooperative monitoring programs, the problem of harmonizing field and laboratory methods, quality control and data availability is still severely limiting this process. Examples will be given of progress in calibration experiments, training exchanges for technicians, harmonization of methodology and commitments to participate in the data harmonization and sharing process. This talk will highlight progress, as well as particular challenges and roadblocks to such efforts and how these might be addressed.

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Progress in trans-boundary marine monitoring harmonization and data sharing

2016SSEC

As monitoring agencies struggle with funding, continuity and logistics of broad-scale regional monitoring programs, data sharing between organizations and trans-boundary will provide critical leverage to supply the data needs of regional research and management mandates. This was the impetus for the Salish Sea Ambient Monitoring Exchange, which was conceived 2 years ago following a meeting of interested parties at the 2014 Salish Sea conference. While a number of organizations are participating in limited scale cooperative monitoring programs, the problem of harmonizing field and laboratory methods, quality control and data availability is still severely limiting this process. Examples will be given of progress in calibration experiments, training exchanges for technicians, harmonization of methodology and commitments to participate in the data harmonization and sharing process. This talk will highlight progress, as well as particular challenges and roadblocks to such efforts and how these might be addressed.