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Natural Resources Monitoring Partnership

Protocols Library and Monitoring Locator

" time and funds in protocol development."
(no need to log in, just click "Find a Project" or "Find a Protocol" on the left)


Environment Canada's Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Network

Recommended Monitoring Protocols

"...standard protocols [for] study design, sampling procedures, sample and data analysis and reporting methods."


National Environmental Methods Index

"a free, searchable clearinghouse of methods and procedures for both regulatory and non-regulatory monitoring purposes for water, sediment, air and tissues."


CyberTracker Software

"...can be used on smart phones and handheld computers to record observations of any level of complexity."


Survey Monkey

" enable anyone to create professional online surveys [or data forms] quickly and easily."
(basic version available for free)



"Create custom web-based surveys [or data forms] and get rapid results."
(basic version available for free)


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