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Sustaining the FishWerks webtool: planning for long-term access and usability to support decisions on connectivity restoration

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Creation
2017-10-19 15:54:28
Last Update
2017-10-19 15:54:28
Start Date
2017-10-01
End Date
2018-10-01
Start Date
2017-10-01 18:35:00
End Date
2018-09-30 18:35:00

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Peter McIntyre(Principal Investigator), Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), Mary Khoury(Co-Investigator), Michael Ferris(Co-Investigator), LCC Network Data Steward(Point of Contact), Upper Midwest & Great Lakes LCC Data Manager(Point of Contact), 2017-10-19(creation), 2017-10-19(lastUpdate), 2017-10-01(Start), 2018-10-01(End), Sustaining the FishWerks webtool: planning for long-term access and usability to support decisions on connectivity restoration

Summary

Online decision support tools are proliferating to serve the needs of environmental managers and conservation practitioners, but most are static after their creation. Aging software components and datasets can lead to rapid obsolescence or inoperable tools. In the Great Lakes basin, the Fishwerks webtool represents years of investment in database, website, and analytical development to support decisions about site selection for removing barriers to fish migrations. The website is approaching a critical juncture where usability assessments and long-term planning are needed to ensure its continued value to the user community. There are also technical needs for website refinement, database customization and management, and code packaging [...]

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valueOnline decision support tools are proliferating to serve the needs of environmental managers and conservation practitioners, but most are static after their creation. Aging software components and datasets can lead to rapid obsolescence or inoperable tools. In the Great Lakes basin, the Fishwerks webtool represents years of investment in database, website, and analytical development to support decisions about site selection for removing barriers to fish migrations. The website is approaching a critical juncture where usability assessments and long-term planning are needed to ensure its continued value to the user community. There are also technical needs for website refinement, database customization and management, and code packaging [...]
projectStatusIn Progress

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year2016
fundingSources
amount80513.0
recipientUniversity of Wisconsin
sourceU.S. Environmental Protection Agency
totalFunds80513.0
totalFunds80513.0

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  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal
  • Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Cooperative

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