Monitoring Indicators and Protocols
TEAM monitors the following metrics:
and two main drivers of change:
In addition, TEAM has designed supporting documentation and protocols to describe how data should be managed (Data Management protocol) and the specific methods that guide the Sampling Design of TEAM at a local scale (TEAM Network Sampling Design Guidelines). TEAM also has legacy protocols that are no longer part of core monitoring activities.
The specific methods for collecting the data to derive these metrics and drivers are the result of the input, review and consensus of many expert scientists and organizations . The core methods/protocols have been carefully compiled by TEAM to be as user-friendly and complete as possible. A TEAM protocol typically includes the following components: