Data sheets are used in the field and are entered directly into the MPSL database by the field collection agency using the data entry forms. Valid values from the MPSL-MLML database Lookup Lists are also available for reference.
Data templates are filled out in the laboratory and loaded into the database, usually by the Data Management Team (DMT). This page also contains documentation for the associated data templates. Valid values from the MPSL-MLML database Lookup Lists are also available for reference.
GIS Shapefile Layers are available for use in software such as ArcGIS to help populate fields associated with CalWater, Counties, Ecoregion, HBASA, and NHD. An Excel file within the CalWater folder of this zip file is also available to help populate specific fields if the corresponding CalWater information is known. The Bioassessment Data Entry Tool contains documents used to enter Bioassessment data if the SWAMP Wadeable Streams Full protocol is followed. Other tools will be forthcoming.