California Water Data Science Symposium: Open Water California

Date & Time

July 1-2, 2019


CalEPA Headquarters Building – Byron Scher Auditorium


Host: Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP), the California Water Quality Monitoring Council, and the San Francisco Estuary Institute 

The annual California Water Data Science Symposium aims to enhance how water quality monitoring generates meaningful data that informs water quality management decisions. This year’s Symposium will revolve around the theme of Open Water California- Innovating Through Integrating and Expanding the Water Data Community. Water data is being collected by a more diverse group of citizens and organizations than ever. Presentations and posters are expected to inform water resource issues for the following subject areas: Ecological Flows, Citizen Monitoring, Innovation, and Climate Pressure.

In addition to these broad themes, abstracts addressing the following specific topics will be prioritized for inclusion in the Symposium program:

  • Statewide monitoring programs
  • Remote sensing
  • Innovative monitoring tools
  • eDNA
  • Open data
  • Data visualization and communication