Working with Water Level Data, Weeks Bay Reserve, 8/8/2018

Changing water levels are affecting our coastal communities and natural systems. This course provides tools and hands-on exercises to support resources managers build skills and knowledge that can be applied to their work in tidally-influenced environments.
The course will cover the following concepts:

  • Explore vertical datums and how they relate to one another when working with water level data.
  • Identify sources of error in water level data and importance of sensor stability for quality data.
  • Explore water level data case studies, tools and applications.
  • Perform tidal datum computations to generate water level highs and lows and tidal datums.
  • Produce inundation statistical to support marsh management restoration activities.

LOCATION: Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Tonsmeire Resource Center 11525 US-98, Fairhope, AL 36532

DATE and TIME: August 8, 2018, 8:30am-4:30pm.

Please register at:


For information on course content, please contact David Wolcott (240-533-0614) or email

For directions or questions about registration and Weeks Bay Reserve, contact Mike Shelton at 251-490-8968 or

To download a flyer, click on the image below (note the workshop has been rescheduled to August 8, 2018):

WWLD Training flier_WBNERR_MS

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