Global Change Impacts & Adaptation
Freshwater Biological Traits Database (Final Report)
This final 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.
|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.|
|Aug 2012||EPA released the final report and Traits database.|