Freshwater Biological Traits Database (External Review Draft)
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This draft report discusses the development of a database of freshwater biological traits. The database combines several existing traits databases into an online format. The database is also augmented with additional traits that are relevant to detecting climate change-related effects, especially traits related to temperature tolerances and flow.
Access to the on-line Freshwater Biological Traits Database
Downloads: report, appendices, traits database and link to Tetra Tech site
Access to site: http://traits.tetratech-ffx.com/index.cfm Username: Traits Password: Alogon2010
|Aug 2009||EPA performed an internal review of the draft report. Then held regional workshops and discussed traits database. See timeline on webpage: http://www.epa.gov/ncea/global/regional_shops.htm|
|Apr 2011||EPA released the external review draft report for public review and comment.|
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