Confluence Retirement

In an effort to consolidate USGS hosted Wikis, myUSGS’ Confluence service is scheduled for retirement on January 27th, 2023. The official USGS Wiki and collaboration space is now SharePoint. Please migrate existing spaces and content to the SharePoint platform and remove it from Confluence at your earliest convenience. If you need any additional information or have any concerns about this change, please contact Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

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Using the Tabs...

Using the Project Profile Tab
  • View and edit the project profile of the selected project
Using the Study Reach Tab
  • Create, View, and Edit Study Reaches that can be associated with Community and Physical Samples.
Using the Physical Samples Tab
  • Create, View, and Edit Physical Samples (including Reach Habitat; Physical Site Conditions; Light Availability) data.
  • These samples are typically collected to support analysis of taxonomic identification and enumeration data in Community Samples.
Using the Community Samples Tab
  • The default starting tab when a user selects a project
  • Create, View, and Edit Community Sample (i.e. fish, invertebrate, algae)
  • Create lab orders.
Using the Manage Lab Orders Tab
  • View, place, and track lab orders
  • To edit lab orders use the Community Samples tab
Using the Review Taxa Records Tab
  • Set review codes for fish, invertebrate, and algae taxonomic identification and enumeration results.
Using the Data Release Status Tab
  • View a summary of the release status of all your project data
  • Quickly access data that has not been fully reviewed and accept