NANFA-- collection data sheet (was "So what is sampling?")

Christopher Scharpf (
Wed, 29 Aug 2001 23:41:38 -0400

> I recommend that a group of
> you veteran sampler/collectors put your heads together and develop a field
> data sheet (and a pamphlet of other tools and techniques) that members
> across the continent can use to collect and record information when they go
> out-- water temp, clarity, depth, velocity, vegetation, substrate, fish
> species (abundances and actual species), and more.

American Currents published such a form in the Spring 1998 issue. It's an
adaptation of the form that Peter Unmack uses. For some reason we never
pushed this form, or put it on he website.

Here's a PDF of it for everyone to review (or use):


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