UC NRS Dawson-Los Monos Canyon Cyber Infrastructure Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
University of California, San Diego (University of California San Diego)
Document Title
UC NRS Dawson-Los Monos Canyon Cyber Infrastructure Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project proposes to use grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to upgrade the cyber infrastructure (wireless internet access and data transmission equipment) at the UC Natural Reserve System (NRS) property at Dawson-Los Monos Canyon. The project is needed for the NRS to manage modern methods of data collection and data sharing, improve their capacity to stream live data, and achieve reliable and precise control and coordination of multiple sensors and instruments that support their research programs. The proposed improvements would consists of installation of four powered, low profile repeater stations and one solar powered mesh network radio. Minimal excavation is required for the supports. No utility line trenching is required. No environmental impacts are anticipated.

Contact Information
Catherine Presmyk
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive Mail Code 0074
La Jolla, CA 92093-0074

858 534-3860


San Diego
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15311 - Class 4(f), 11
Reasons for Exemption
Based on the above project description, the UC NRS Dawson-Los Monos Canyon Cyber Infrastructure project is classified as exempt from the provisions of CEQA under Section 15304 Class 4(f), minor alterations to land, and Section 15311, Class 11, accessory structures.
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