Preserves Info Hub

Preserve DescriptionsDataProjectsData Sharing Policies

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Preserve Descriptions

Galbreath Preserve Osborn Preserve Los Guillicos Preserve

Data

Data are generated by researchers and classes undertaking projects at our Preserves. Related databases include the SSU Biology Department which maintains museum collections of Preserve plants, algae and fungi (North Coast Herbarium of California), vertebrates (Jack Arnold Vertebrate Collection), insects and other invertebrates.

Galbreath Data Osborn Data Los Guillicos Data
  • Los Guillicos Active Research
  • Los Guillicos Publications
  • Los Guillicos Maps
  • Los Guillicos Species Lists
  • Los Guillicos Weather
  • Los Guillicos Population Monitoring
  • Los Guillicos Land Use & History

Projects

SSU Preserve projects emerge from management needs and opportunities at our Preserves, and result in archived data sets (see Preserve Data above). Project descriptions serve as metadata of how data were collected and why.

Cross Preserve Projects
Galbreath Projects Osborn Projects Los Guillicos Projects
  • Los Guillicos Biology
  • Los Guillicos Culture
  • Los Guillicos Education
  • Los Guillicos Facilities/Admin
  • Los Guillicos Land & Water Management
  • Los Guillicos Technology

Data Sharing Policies

Preserves data are generated by researchers and classes undertaking projects at our Preserves. SSU Preserves provide data with the understanding that they are not guaranteed to be correct or complete. Conclusions drawn from such information are the sole responsibility of the user and the user assumes the entire risk related to use of this data and this site. While we have attempted to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable, neither SSU, nor any of its members or employees makes any warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness, or utility of this information, nor does the fact of distribution constitute a warranty.

The SSU Preserves share data collected at our Preserves with researchers, students, and the public. Data sharing encourages diversity of analysis and opinion, creates opportunities for new research, and facilitates training of new researchers. We strongly encourage researchers working at our Preserves to contribute to collaborative educational and research efforts by archiving their data at the SSU Preserves.

Use of Preserve data in publications is contingent upon acknowledgement of the SSU Preserves in the publication and notification of publication title or URL via e-mail to ssu.preserves@sonoma.edu. We request that you do not pass data to other parties or post data directly onto a website.