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Amy Franz

Data Services Manager
Environmental Informatics Program
510-746-7394

Amy Franz earned her B.S. in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Geology from California State University at Hayward. She joined SFEI in 2003 as an Environmental Analyst and beginning in the summer of 2014 became manager of the Data Services department, responsible for overseeing water quality data for the Regional Monitoring Program, Stormwater Monitoring Program, and for various pilot and special studies conducted by the Institute. She also has experience with field sampling, data analysis and reporting.

Related Projects, News, and Events

Clean Watersheds for a Clean Bay (Project)

The Clean Watersheds For A Clean Bay project is multi-year project focused on implementing the PCBs and mercury Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) water quality restoration programs, and is the next step in the effort to reduce loading of sediment-bound pollutants to the Bay. Funded by the USEPA, BASMAA, and 6 six of the Bay Area countywide stormwater management agencies, this project is evaluating control options to reduce mass loadings of PCBs, Hg and other pollutants from urban stormwater runoff to the San Francisco Bay. 

California Environmental Data Exchange Network (CEDEN) (Project)

The California Environmental Data Exchange Network (CEDEN) is a central location to find and share information about California’s surface waters, including streams, lakes, rivers, and the coastal ocean.

2014 RMP Sediment and Bivalve Data Now Available on CD3! (News)

In 2014, the Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay (RMP) collected sediment and bivalve samples from San Francisco Bay as part of its long-term monitoring program. Results from these samples are now available on SFEI's Contaminant Data Download and Display (CD3) Tool. 

Bay RMP Water Monitoring Cruise: August-September 2015 (Event)

On August 26, 2015, the RMP will begin its 23rd year of water quality sampling in the San Francisco Bay. Samples will be collected from across the whole Bay: from Lower South Bay to the Delta to just outside the Golden Gate Bridge. This year the RMP is partnering with the U.S. Geological Survey to collect the samples from their research vessel RV Turning Tide. 

CD3: New Download Feature (News)

This release of CD3 features an advanced download tool for accessing all data for a project and the ability to dynamically generate Sum of PCBs.  Detailed instructions for using the tool's different features are provided in a pop-up box for easy reference. Visit cd3.sfei.org to try out this new functionality!