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Documentation v2.5

Check back periodically for the latest version, indicated by the updated date and the date in the file name.

SWAMP Data Management Plan
This link opens a new page with links to individual sections of the SWAMP Data Management Plan (DMP) as well as the availability to download the entire document as either a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF file.

The following are excerpts from the SWAMP Data Management Plan that are frequently used.

Prior to Sampling Template Documentation

Station (updated 08/27/13)  updated!
A PDF document of the DMP section that describes the process for for filling out the template and reporting station data in SWAMP v2.5 formats.

Field Data Entry Forms Documentation

Water Quality (in review)
A PDF document of the DMP section that describes the process for entering water quality field data from SWAMP field data sheets into the SWAMP database through data entry forms.

Bioassessment (updated 03/28/12)
A PDF document of the DMP section that describes the process for entering bioassessment field data either live in the field or from SWAMP BA field data sheets into the SWAMP backend database using the SWAMP Stream Habitat database forms.

Analytical Data – Laboratory Template Documentation

Chemistry (updated 04/13/09)
A PDF document of the DMP section that describes the process for filling out the template and reporting analytical chemistry data in SWAMP v2.5 formats.

Toxicity (updated 04/15/09)
A PDF document of the DMP section that describes the process for filling out the template and reporting toxicity data in SWAMP v2.5 formats.

SWAMP Toxicity MSD Values  coming soon!
A PDF document of the SWAMP Toxicity MSD Values will be available soon.

Tissue (updated 06/23/09)
A PDF document of the DMP section that describes the process for filling out the templates and reporting tissue data in SWAMP v2.5 formats.

Taxonomy (updated 10/20/10)
A PDF document of the DMP section that describes the process for filling out the template and reporting taxonomy data in SWAMP v2.5 formats.

CETIS/SWAMP Toxicity Data Translator Documentation (updated 10/27/08)
A PDF document that describes how to run the CETIS/SWAMP Data Translator.

SWAMP Regional Board Query Documentation(updated 09/30/09)
A PDF document that describes the query fields used in the SWAMP query file used for Regional Board data retrieval and distribution.

Minimum Requirements for Historic Data (updated 04/13/09)
A PDF document that describes the minimum requirements needed to report historic data sets in the SWAMP database.

SWAMP File and Batch Naming Conventions (updated 11/16/12)
A PDF document that describes the SWAMP naming conventions for files and batches.

Analytes and Units per Matrix (updated on demand)
A link to the LookUp List page on the Online Data Checker website.  Click the “Analyte with Unit per Matrix” link to generate a current Microsoft Excel document that contains the full Analyte List and required reporting units used for the SWAMP database. This list includes all conventional inorganic nutrients, organics (PCBs, pesticides, PAHs, TPHs, VOAs), metals, toxicity, and grain size. The list covers water, sediment, toxicity, tissue, and physical habitat matrices.

SWAMP website

For comprehensive SWAMP content, visit the SWRCB's official website

CEDEN

California Environmental Data Exchange Network CEDEN Link

FTP

Allows file sharing when conducting State and Regional Board SWAMP business on the FTP site