National Park Service

Gulf Coast Network (GULN)

Data Management

Data collection on Texas Tortoise at Palo Alto NHPData collection on Texas Tortoise at Palo Alto NHP

The collection of data from natural resource science activities is the first step to understanding the ecosystem within and around park boundaries. With this data, park managers are able to make informed decisions about the natural resources in the park for National Park Service planning, management and decision making.

To preserve the integrity, utility, security and availability of data for the long-term, the Gulf Coast Network actively manages data and information. Detailed procedures regarding management of data and information may be found in the network data management plan.

To facilitate scientific exploration and research, all non-sensitive data is available to the public for use and analysis. There are a couple of on-line ways to obtain data:

Reports, Tabular, and spatial data is available on the Intergrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA). Data products and reports are saves as projects in IRMA. To view the projects click here.

A number of digital documents, such as protocols and reports, are also available for download from the Reports and Publications page.

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