identification

Anymals+Plants

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Anymals+Plants

Description: 

An application running on Android that is linked directly to the databases of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). The mobile application enables recovery of data already available in the GBIF for a geographical area delimited by the user. It displays the species that have been spotted in the area, the observations made, and further data from Wikipedia. Amateur naturalists can thus complete the observations already made or add a species that has not yet been recorded.With anymals+plants you can also create your own mobile app for Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8.

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World

Language: 

Multi

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Mobile app: 

Yes

Off-line mode: 

Yes

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Open Source: 

yes

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Data to GBIF: 

Yes

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Isoperla

Tool name: 

Isoperla

Description: 

Isoperla are the leading developers of wildlife apps in the British Isles and Europe. Isoperla apps are reinventing wildlife field guides for the mobile age. For example, our BirdSongId app identifies bird species from songs picked out of the air using the device microphone.

Scale: 

UK, Europe

Language: 

Multi

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Mobile app: 

Yes

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iSpot

Tool name: 

iSpot

Description: 

iSpot is an online nature community that connects beginners with experts and fellow enthusiasts. Users can share images of what they have seen, identify species, discuss findings with other members and learn more about the wildlife. Selection of online identification tools is available.

Scale: 

UK, World

Language: 

English

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Mobile app: 

Yes

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Open Source: 

yes

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Data to GBIF: 

Partly

LeafsnapUK app

Tool name: 

LeafsnapUK app

Description: 

Leafsnap UK is a field guide to trees using visual recognition software to help identify species from photos of their leaves. The app includes information on 156 tree species in Britain and thousands of beautiful high-resolution images.

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UK

Language: 

English

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yes

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Leafsnap

Tool name: 

Leafsnap

Description: 

Leafsnap is a series of electronic field guides. Leafsnap uses visual recognition software to help identify plant species from photographs. Citizens submit photos of leaves via the Leafsnap mobile app, which are automatically identified via a pattern-matching algorithm that compares the photo with photos of known leaves. The identification is passed back to the users.

Scale: 

US

Language: 

English

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Mobile app: 

Yes

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Open Source: 

yes

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