OurLake is your access point for Near-Real-Time (NRT) surface water quality data collected remotely on Central New York State’s lakes and tributaries. This site is intended to be useful for both scientists and the general public. Beyond presenting the data, this web site includes a detailed section describing the parameters that are measured, how these parameters are measured, and suggestions on how the measurements may be interpreted and utilized by all stakeholders. In addition to surface water monitoring, meteorological data are collected and presented in Near-Real-Time.
The Network’s monitoring sites are shown below (non-animated version):