Data Management and Tools

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Hannah Holm, Colorado Mesa University, and Seth Mason, Lotic Hydrological, discuss their approaches and experience with managing the vast amounts of data from a river health assessment. They cover two aspects of data within the SMP process:

Data management and synthesis needs, and how and when to create a plan (see the Assess Conditions phase of the SMP process).

Understanding where to source data for an SMP and tools that are available to give you a head start, such as the Colorado River Basin Data Dashboards.

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