Download Data Entry Templates and Help
For data submittal, download
EIM Data Entry
Templates, Help Documents,
and Submittal Guidelines
in this ZIP file, or download individual files below:
User's Manuals and Guidelines
Data Submittal Templates and Help
- STUDY Help
-For submitting info about your study. There is no template
(use the online form in the Loader)
- LOCATION Template and
-For submitting field stations and wells
- RESULT Template and Help
-For submitting discrete monitoring data. If you are a lab
preparing an EDD, see
- TIME-SERIES RESULT Template and Help
-For submitting time-series, transducer, or other continuous
monitoring field instrument data
- WELL WATER-LEVEL
Template and Help
-An easy template to use for field well water levels. You can
also use the Result Template for well water levels
Template and Help
-For submitting bioassay data
Look up Valid Values
Go to the
Online Reference Tables to look up and/or download valid
values for parameters, methods, taxa, units, labs, data
and tissue types.
Valid values are specific values EIM allows in certain fields.
For more info,
Values and Online Reference Tables help document.
Valid Value Change Log to see additions, deletions, and
modifications (updated weekly).
Find Topic-Specific Help
The documents below focus on specific areas of data submittal and use.
- Data Types Not Entered into EIM
- EIM Methods
-How to find and use analytical, measurement,
- How to
-How to use EIM's comment fields.
How to Enter Observations
-What to do if you have no result value,
but want to record information -
like flow for dry/stagnant streams or dry wells
Values and Online Reference Tables
-Formerly "Using the Online Reference Tables"
Aquatic Vertebrate and Shellfish Counts
Aquatic Vertebrate and Shellfish Tissue Data
Areal Biomass For Periphyton And Macrophyte Data
Bacteria Too Numerous to Count (TNTC)
Benthic Organism Counts - Freshwater
Benthic Organism Counts - Marine
Taxonomic Data - Unidentified Species
Adjusted Time Series Data
Field Collection Depth or Height
-Replaces "Samples from Multiple Depths"
(to be updated)
-Formerly "Sample Fraction." Total, dissolved, etc.
Lab Dilutions and Re-Extractions
Non-Detects and Estimates
Petroleum Hydrocarbon Data
Pit Water Data
-Water from excavations or trenches
-Formerly "Measurement Basis." Dry weight, wet weight.
Spring and Seep Data
Stormwater and Combined Sewer Data
Surficial Sediment, Sediment Core, and Sediment Pore Water Data
Suspended Sediment Samples
-Replaces suspended particulate matter
(SPM) by sediment trap,
centrifuge, and in-line filtration documents
TCLP and SPLP Data
or Synthetic Precipitation Leaching Procedure
Wells - Temporary (Direct Push, Geoprobe™, etc)
-Environmental Investigation Wells
- Wells - Water Levels in Wells with LNAPL
Documents for Ecology TCP Staff
Documents for Ecology EAP Staff