data visualisation

MoL

Tool name: 

Map of Life

Description: 

Built on a scalable web platform geared for large biodiversity and environmental data, Map of Life endeavors to provide ‘best-possible’ species range information and species lists for any geographic area. Map of Life aims to support effective and global biodiversity education, monitoring, research and decision-making by assembling and integrating a wide range of knowledge about species distributions and their dynamics over time. The Map of Life assembles and integrates different sources of data describing species distributions worldwide.

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world

Language: 

multi

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yes

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yes

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CyberTracker

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CyberTracker

Description: 

The smartphone users can use CyberTracker to capture observations (GPS field data collection) on a daily basis. Customizable interface, user can create own application. Possibility to create field guide,export data, also in DwC. Visualization with maps.

Scale: 

World

Language: 

English

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Mobile app: 

Yes

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Yes

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iNaturalist

Tool name: 

iNaturalist

Description: 

An online community of naturalists and citizen scientists built on sharing species observations via the iNaturalist website or from a mobile application. Data records may include images and geographical coordinates, and can be annotated by the community. Data with confirmed identifications are published through the GBIF. The app allows users to record observations with photos and GPS locations, view nearby photos on a map, keep track of updates

Scale: 

World

Language: 

English

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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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Loodusvaatluste andmebaas

Tool name: 

Loodusvaatluste andmebaas

Description: 

The Nature Obsevartions Database collects useful information about Estonian biodiversity, help users to compile a species distribution atlas and analyse it. Information about observations of protected species is forwarded to the Estonian environmental register after inspection. The Nature Observations Database has a map application, where user can see inserted observations, borders of the Estonian protected areas and location of protected nature monuments.

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Estonia

Language: 

Estonian, English

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Fieldscope

Tool name: 

Fieldscope

Description: 

FieldScope is a web-based platform that provides participants with the ability to visualise and analyse their own data using GIS software. It offers an easy-to-use interface and a set of analytic tools that are either familiar or easy for a novice to grasp.

Scale: 

US

Language: 

English

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