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Table 2 The description of the sources of site-level datasets that were identified to integrate into LAGOSLIMNO

From: Building a multi-scaled geospatial temporal ecology database from disparate data sources: fostering open science and data reuse

Program type providing dataset Number of datasets Type of sampling Spatial resolution Temporal range of data Temporal resolution
Federal agency 7 Survey US 1991 - 2007 Single summer sample
  7 Long-term Single lake - Regional 1984 - 2011 Weekly - Yearly
LTER program 5 Long-term Single lake - Regional 1967 - 2013 Weekly - Monthly (up to all year)
State agency 14 Survey State 1937 - 2011 Single summer sample - Monthly
  14 Long-term Watershed - Regional 1984 - 2011 Weekly - Yearly
Citizen monitoring program 6 Survey Regional - State 1989 - 2011 Single summer sample - Monthly
  4 Long-term Regional - State 1974 - 2012 Monthly - Multi-years
Non-profit agency 3 Long-term Regional 1990 - 2011 Monthly - Multi-years
Tribal agency 5 Long-term Regional 1998 - 2011  
University research program 16 Long-term Single lake - Regional 1925 - 2011 Single summer sample - Weekly (some fall and winter samples)
  1. Note that at the time of writing, we have not incorporated all of these datasets into the database. The table describes the types of programs providing data, the type of sampling conducted, the spatial resolution, and the temporal range and resolution of the data