The GCMRC and its Relationship to AMWG/TWG
The Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center (Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center More) is often called the “science provider” for GCDAMP. Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center More coordinates the long-term research and monitoring of downstream resources mandated by the 1992 Grand Canyon Protection Act. Founded in 1996 as a subdivision of the Bureau of Reclamation, Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center More moved to the U.S. Geological Survey in 2000, where it is part of the Southwest Biological Science Center in Flagstaff, A southwestern U.S. state. More.
Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center More develops research designs and proposals based on Adaptive Management Work Group More objectives. It implements experiments and research projects using both in-house and contracted personnel. Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center More works closely with the Technical Work Group (Technical Work Group More) to develop resource management questions and monitoring criteria, and to relay technical information to AMWG members. It also works closely with Adaptive Management Work Group More, Technical Work Group More, and relevant Department of the Interior agencies to develop Triennial Work Plans for GCDAMP.