About Jan Freiwald

Jan Freiwald is the Director of Reef Check California a program of the Reef Check Foundation. Reef Check California trains volunteers as citizen scientists and works with them to monitor the rocky reef and kelp forest communities along the California coast. Reef Check California uses these innovative approaches to involve the public in marine resource management and at the same time to provide data to the state’s monitoring and management entities. As such Reef Check California is involved the MPA baseline monitoring and evaluation thought all regions of California. Jan Freiwald received his Ph.D. in marine ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of California Santa Cruz in 2009. He received a B.Sc. in marine biology from the same institution in 2002 after transferring there from the University Kiel, Germany where he studied biology. His dissertation focused on the effects of population density as well as biological habitat variables on the movement and home range size of temperate reef fishes. He has also worked on the genetics of temperate reef fishes and has many years of experience in subtidal monitoring and community ecology through his work with the Partnership for Interdisciplinary Study of Coastal Oceans (PISCO) and contract work with the U.S. Geological Service.

My News

User has not posted any news yet.

Organizations

My data uploads

Download Data Package 48 48 Downloads
  • nc_rcca_upc_data_table.csv
  • nc_rcca_upc_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_rcca_site_lookup_table.csv
  • methods_and_sampling_metadata_reef_check_upc_surveys.pdf
  • nc_rcca_upc_data_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_rcca_site_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_rcca_upc_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • eml-node-3280.xml
  • nc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
March 06, 2017
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 59 59 Downloads
  • nc_rcca_algae_data_table.csv
  • nc_rcca_site_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_rcca_algae_species_lookup_table.csv
  • methods_and_sampling_metadata_reef_check_algae_surveys.pdf
  • nc_rcca_algae_data_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_rcca_site_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_rcca_algae_species_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • eml-node-3279.xml
  • nc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
March 06, 2017
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 53 53 Downloads
  • nc_rcca_abalone_sizes_data_table.csv
  • nc_rcca_invertebrate_data_table.csv
  • nc_rcca_invertebrate_species_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_rcca_site_lookup_table.csv
  • methods_and_sampling_metadata_reef_check_invertebrate_surveys.pdf
  • nc_rcca_invertebrate_data_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_rcca_abalone_sizes_data_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_rcca_invertebrate_species_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_rcca_site_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • eml-node-3278.xml
  • nc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
March 06, 2017
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 71 71 Downloads
  • nc_rcca_fish_data_table.csv
  • nc_rcca_fish_species_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_rcca_site_lookup_table.csv
  • methods_and_sampling_metadata_reef_check_fish_surveys.pdf
  • nc_rcca_fish_data_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_rcca_fish_species_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_rcca_site_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • eml-node-3276.xml
  • nc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • nc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • nc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
March 06, 2017
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 246 246 Downloads
  • rcca_upc_data_table.csv
  • sc_rcca_sites_lookup_table.csv
  • sc_rcca_upc_lookup_table.csv
  • methods_and_sampling_metadata_reef_check_upc_surveys.pdf
  • sc_rcca_upc_data_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_rcca_sites_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_rcca_upc_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • eml-node-2635.xml
  • sc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • sc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_mpa_baselineprograminformation_lookuptable_metadata.csv
  • sc_mpa_baselineprograminformation_lookuptable.csv
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
April 27, 2015
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 243 243 Downloads
  • sc_rcca_invertebrate_data_table.csv
  • sc_rcca_sites_lookup_table.csv
  • sc_rcca_invertebrate_lookup_table.csv
  • methods_and_sampling_metadata_reef_check_invertebrate_surveys.pdf
  • sc_rcca_invertebrate_data_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_rcca_sites_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_rcca_invertebrate_species_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • eml-node-2632.xml
  • sc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • sc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_mpa_baselineprograminformation_lookuptable_metadata.csv
  • sc_mpa_baselineprograminformation_lookuptable.csv
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
April 27, 2015
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 266 266 Downloads
  • sc_rcca_algae_data_table.csv
  • sc_rcca_algae_species_lookup_table.csv
  • sc_rcca_sites_lookup_table.csv
  • methods_and_sampling_metadata_reef_check_algae_surveys.pdf
  • sc_rcca_algae_data_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_rcca_sites_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_rcca_algae_species_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • eml-node-2631.xml
  • sc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • sc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_mpa_baselineprograminformation_lookuptable_metadata.csv
  • sc_mpa_baselineprograminformation_lookuptable.csv
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
April 27, 2015
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 239 239 Downloads
  • sc_rcca_fish_data_table.csv
  • sc_rcca_fish_species_lookup_table.csv
  • sc_rcca_sites_lookup_table.csv
  • methods_and_sampling_metadata_reef_check_fish_surveys.pdf
  • sc_rcca_fish_data_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_rcca_fish_species_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_rcca_sites_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • eml-node-2625.xml
  • sc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • sc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • sc_mpa_baselineprograminformation_lookuptable_metadata.csv
  • sc_mpa_baselineprograminformation_lookuptable.csv
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
April 27, 2015
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 243 243 Downloads
  • ncc_baseline_program_projects_3.xml
  • ncc_baseline_program_projects_12.csv
  • ncc_mpa_boundaries_2013_2.csv
  • ncc_mpa_boundaries_2013_3.xml
  • north_central_coast_reef_check_california_surveys_of_abalone_size_in_shallow_rocky_reefs_and_kelp_forest_habitats.xml
  • rcca_abalone_size_data_table.csv
  • rcca_abalone_size_data_table.xml
  • rcca_invertebrate_lookup_table_0.csv
  • rcca_invertebrate_lookup_table.xml
  • rcca_sites_lookup_table_0.csv
  • rcca_sites_lookup_table.xml
  • reef_check_california_manual_7th_edition_web_3.pdf
  • ncc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • ncc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • ncc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • ncc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table_metadata.xml
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
October 23, 2013
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 256 256 Downloads
  • RCCA_invertebrate_data_table.xml
  • RCCA_invertebrate_lookup_table.xml
  • RCCA_sites_lookup_table.xml
  • RCCA_sites_lookup_table_4.csv
  • RCCA_invertebrate_data_table_0.csv
  • RCCA_invertebrate_lookup_table_1.csv
  • REEF CHECK CALIFORNIA_Manual 7th Edition_web.pdf
  • NCC_baseline_program_projects_11.csv
  • NCC_MPA_boundaries_2013_1.csv
  • NCC_baseline_program_projects_3.xml
  • NCC_MPA_boundaries_2013_3.xml
  • ncc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • ncc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • ncc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • ncc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table_metadata.xml
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
October 23, 2013
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 229 229 Downloads
  • RCCA_UPC_data_table.xml
  • RCCA_UPC_lookup_table.xml
  • RCCA_sites_lookup_table.xml
  • RCCA_sites_lookup_table_3.csv
  • REEF CHECK CALIFORNIA_Manual 7th Edition_web_2.pdf
  • RCCA_UPC_lookup_table.csv
  • RCCA_UPC_data_table.csv
  • NCC_baseline_program_projects_11.csv
  • NCC_MPA_boundaries_2013_1.csv
  • NCC_baseline_program_projects_3.xml
  • NCC_MPA_boundaries_2013_3.xml
  • ncc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • ncc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • ncc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • ncc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table_metadata.xml
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
October 23, 2013
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 233 233 Downloads
  • RCCA_algae_data_table.xml
  • RCCA_algae_lookup_table.xml
  • RCCA_sites_lookup_table.xml
  • RCCA_sites_lookup_table_1.csv
  • RCCA_algae_data_table_0.csv
  • RCCA_algae_lookup_table_0.csv
  • REEF CHECK CALIFORNIA_Manual 7th Edition_web_0.pdf
  • NCC_baseline_program_projects_11.csv
  • NCC_MPA_boundaries_2013_1.csv
  • NCC_baseline_program_projects_3.xml
  • NCC_MPA_boundaries_2013_3.xml
  • ncc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • ncc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • ncc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • ncc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table_metadata.xml
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
October 23, 2013
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check
Download Data Package 240 240 Downloads
  • RCCA_Fish_data_table.xml
  • RCCA_fish_lookup_table.xml
  • RCCA_sites_lookup_table.xml
  • RCCA_fish_data_table_0.csv
  • RCCA_sites_lookup_table_2.csv
  • RCCA_fish_lookup_table.csv
  • REEF CHECK CALIFORNIA_Manual 7th Edition_web_1.pdf
  • NCC_baseline_program_projects_8.csv
  • NCC_MPA_boundaries_2013.csv
  • NCC_baseline_program_projects_3.xml
  • NCC_MPA_boundaries_2013_3.xml
  • ncc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • ncc_mpa_boundaryinformation_lookup_table_metadata.csv
  • ncc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table.csv
  • ncc_mpa_baselinemonitoringinformation_lookup_table_metadata.xml
  • oceanspaces_datauseattribution.pdf
October 23, 2013
Jan Freiwald / Reef Check