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Science Resources

The following resources provide information and data collected by South Slough Reserve, the National Estuarine Research Reserve System, and other partners.

Water Quality and Weather Data

Real-time information about water quality and weather data. The Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) Visualization System. Look up South Slough Reserve's station, SOSTCMET, located in Tom's Creek for current observations and forecasts.

Water quality, weather, and nutrient content. The National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS)'s Centralized Data Management Office (CDMO) has System-Wide Monitoring Program (SWMP). Current and long-term data is available, along with graphing capabilities.

Temperature precipitation, wind speed, soil conditions and more. The U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN)'s climate monitoring station. View conditions measured by the station located in Frederickson Marsh at South Slough Reserve. 

South Slough Reserve Maps

Data Availability

In addition to the resources listed above, the Reserve collects data on many other projects from fish and crabs to forests and wetlands. 

To request data from any Reserve research projects, please contact the Lead Scientist, Dr. Shon Schooler: Email or call 541-888-8270, ext. 315. 


South Slough Reserve Science Center
63466 Boat Basin Rd.
Charleston, OR 97420

Shon Schooler
Lead Scientist and Research Coordinator