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4. Register, Edit, Delete, and Follow Sites

The My Sites page becomes available in the Monitor My Watershed menu when a user creates an account (Figure 3). It displays the user’s registered sites and the sites the user follows, on a map and in list form. This page also includes a button to register a new site.

Figure 3. My Sites.

4.1 Register a Site

  1. Click on “My Sites” in the Monitor My Watershed main menu.
  2. Click the “Register a New Site” button.
  3. Fill out the data fields for your site.
    • Site code: enter a brief and unique text string to identify your site (e.g., “DelRiv_Phil”).
    • Site name: enter a brief but descriptive name for your site (e.g., “Delaware River near Phillipsburg”).
    • Site type: select the type of site you are deploying to from the menu.
    • Stream name: *it is encouraged to enter a name even if it is ‘unknown tributary XXX.’
    • Major watershed and sub-basin (optional)
    • Closest town (optional)
    • Notes (optional)
    • Latitude and longitude: enter your lat/long in decimal degrees OR zoom in on the map, click to place a pin at your site location, and the lat/long will be auto-generated.
    • Elevation and elevation datum: auto-generated from your lat/long.

You may also check a box to be notified if the website stops receiving sensor data from your site.

4.2 Edit a Site

  1. Click on “My Sites” in the Monitor My Watershed main menu.
  2. Scroll down to find the site you’d like to edit. Click on the Site Code to go to the site page.
  3. Once on the site page, click the “Edit” button.
  4. Edit your site data and click the “Save Edits” button.

4.3 Delete a Site

  1. Click on “My Sites” in the Monitor My Watershed main menu.
  2. Scroll down to find the site you’d like to edit. Click on the Site Code to go to the site page.
  3. Click the red delete button above the map to delete the experiment.

4.4 Follow a Site

  1. Click on “Browse Sites” in the Monitor My Watershed main menu.
  2. In the “Browse Data Collection Sites” sidebar, under “Data Types,” check the “EnviroDIY” box.
  3. Click on a map marker and then on the “View data for this site” link.
  4. Check the “Follow” box in the right corner above the map. The sites you follow will appear on your “My Sites” page, below your registered sites.
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