Supported by the National Science Foundation.

WATERS Test Bed Sites

As part of the planning process, NSF has funded 11 WATERS Test Bed projects to test various aspects of observatory design and operation. These two-year projects will be developing technologies ranging from collection of data from floating sensors to determining optimal placement of real-time nitrate sensors. Test Bed sites are located in a range of environmental conditions from the high Sierra Nevada to urban Baltimore. The sites will act as beta test locations for the deployment of CUAHSI HIS project server capability that will enable the Test Beds to archive and publish their own data in a standardized relational database schema known as the Observations Data Model (ODM).

Learn more about each project by clicking on the corresponding star on the map below or by using the site listing navigation to the left.


The initiative's Test Bed sites are . . .

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. 02-33842 and 03-26064.

Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of  the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Pamlico Sound and the FerryMon Gwynns Falls Watershed Susquehanna River Basin and Chesapeake Bay Santa Fe Basin Clear Creek Environmental Hydrologic Observatory Minnehaha Creek Watershed Corpus Christi Bay Little Bear River Flathead River Basin San Joaquin Valley and Sierra Nevada