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DataStream

An open access hub for sharing water data

Our mission is to promote knowledge sharing and advance collaborative water stewardship

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DataStream Publishes Open Data Standard to Support Water Science

The publication of an open data standard is enabling valuable freshwater data to be organized, accessed, and shared in a harmonized way. This data standard underpins DataStream, a growing online platform for sharing water data collected by Canada’s diverse water monitoring and research community.

Keep ReadingDataStream Publishes Open Data Standard to Support Water Science  
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NCC pulls together data in Eastern Canada to create open-access conservation planning tools

A key element of freshwater conservation is knowing where to prioritize ecosystem restoration and preservation efforts. With the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) Freshwater Conservation Blueprint this just got easier in eastern Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. 

Keep ReadingNCC pulls together data in Eastern Canada to create open-access conservation planning tools  
From Water to Web Workshop Series

From Water to Web Workshop Series

This past winter, Atlantic Water Network’s (AWN) staff traveled throughout Atlantic Canada to deliver our “From Water to Web” workshop series, with a focus on data management. This workshop series followed the launch of Atlantic DataStream, an open access web portal for water quality data.

Keep ReadingFrom Water to Web Workshop Series  

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Better Data Means Better Decisions

Communities can drive the data-to-policy cycle. Atlantic DataStream is designed to support this.

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Community

Community

Communities are connected to their waters and best-placed to see changes as they happen.

DataStream

DataStream

DataStream provides a place to store, share, and compare water monitoring data across watersheds.

Open Data To Knowledge

Open Data To Knowledge

Open data advances scientific knowledge, supports collaboration, and fuels innovation.

Policy & Action

Policy & Action

Knowledge can be translated into action to protect the health of watersheds on which we all depend.

Atlantic DataStream at a Glance

DataStream brings water monitoring information together so it’s open, accessible and usable.

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Monitoring Groups

1,776,022

Unique Measurements

3,016

Monitoring Sites