StreamNet FY 99 Quick Plan
(BPA, NMFS, EPA contracts)
Objective 1 - Data Development. Increase the knowledge base concerning the regionís fish and wildlife resources through the acquisition of new information that responds to emerging needs as well as the updating and enhancement of production and survival trends and other existing information.
Task 1.1 Anadromous Fish.
Task 1.2 Resident Fish.
Task 1.3 Aquatic Habitat.
Task 1.4 Facilities.
Task 1.5 Environmental Improvement Projects.
Objective 2 - Data Management and Delivery. Provide high quality data management services, with specific emphasis on the creation of regionally consistent data sets and the timely delivery of data to users in formats that meets their policy, planning, and management needs.
Task 2.1 Database Management.
Task 2.2 Data Plan.
Task 2.2 Data Exchange Standards.
Task 2.3 GIS Data System.
Task 2.4 StreamNet Internet Site.
Task 2.5 1:100,000-scale Hydrography.
Task 2.6 Data Requests.
Objective 3 - Library / Reference Services. Provide professional library services targeted to meeting the needs of the regionís fish and wildlife decision-makers, planners, and managers. This includes continuing to acquire and catalog StreamNet data source materials and other critical documents and providing open and efficient access to these materials.
Task 3.1 Collection Development.
Task 3.2 Access to Collection.
Task 3.3 Catalog and Index Materials.
Task 3.4 Library Services.
Task 3.5 Inter-library Coordination.
Objective 4 - Services to Fish and Wildlife Program Activities. Provide substantive technical data services to Fish and Wildlife Program decision-makers and appropriate Fish and Wildlife Program projects.
Task 4.1 Project Tracking.
Task 4.2 Monitoring and Evaluation.
Task 4.3. Watershed Projects.
Task 4.4 Stock Assessment Projects.
Task 4.5 Service to Fish and Wildlife Program Projects and Activities
Task 4.6 Internet Access.
StreamNet will provide Internet access for information about, and data from, select FWP projects and activities.
Task 4.7 Protected Areas.
Objective 5 - Project Management. Provide effective leadership that ensures the production of high quality products targeted at critical applications and the development of these products in a timely, cost-effective manner.
Task 5.1 Manage Project Activities.
Task 5.2 Participate in Fish and Wildlife Program Development Activities.
Task 5.3 Prepare Public Information Materials.
Task 5.4 Coordinate With Related Activities.
Objective 6 - EPA Environmental Data Development. Expand, management, and maintain the StreamNet database to meet several high priority data needs identified by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Note: The geographic scope for data development under objective 1, tasks 1.1 through 1.8 includes the states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
Task 6.1 Salmonid Species Data.
Task 6.2 Field Stream Survey Data.
Agency data linked to PNW hydrographic files, ODFW field surveys as first priority.
Task 6.3 Stream Temperature Summary Data.
Task 6.4 Macroinvertibrate Sampling Data.
Xerces Society macroinvertebrate sampling data linked to PNW hydrography.
Task 6.5 Water Quality Data.
Task 6.6 Remote Access to Spatial Data.
Provide means for creation of aquatic resource data on PC without GIS software.
Task 6.7 Data Compilation Processes
Establish mechanisms for data collection and quality assessment within States to streamline and increase efficiency of collection and error checking of aquatic data.
Task 6.8 IRICC Web Page
Enhance and maintain WWW page for the Interagency Resource Information Coordinating Council.
Objective 7 - NMFS Anadromous Fish Trend Data Development. Expand the StreamNet database to all anadromous salmonid populations in the states of California, Oregon, and Washington.
Task 7.1 Abundance Data.
Update natural adult abundance data, focusing on anadromous populations outside of the Columbia River Basin.
Task 7.2 Hatchery Data.
Update hatchery release and return data, focusing on anadromous populations outside of the Columbia River Basin.
Task 7.3 Harvest Data.
Update freshwater and marine harvest data, focusing on anadromous populations outside of the Columbia River Basin.
Objective 8 - NMFS Habitat Restoration Projects. Expand the StreamNet database to include habitat restoration projects in the states of California, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
Task 8.1 Standardized Format.
Specify, in a standardized format, the types of information on habitat restoration projects to be included in StreamNet.
Task 8.2 Enhancement Project Data Development.
Gather and incorporate information on habitat restoration projects since 1980 for the benefit of salmon or steelhead stocks.
Task 8.3 Technical Guidance and Assistance.
Provide guidance/advice to NMFS regarding the structure and format of the RFA database.
Task 8.4 Coordination with NMFS.
Consult regarding problems that may arise in connection with data collection, formatting, etc.
Task 8.5 Meeting Coordination.
Assist in coordinating two meetings of experts to develop and estimate models for predicting restoration costs. Meetings will identify appropriate models and evaluate results of model estimation.