Data Entry & Recording Observations

via Bruna Lab with some additions by @Theunk
Or check my pinterestpage for a visual overview.

database apps:

Animal Tracking Software

  • Movebank not specifically for mobile devices

Environmental Data

  • SoilWeb portable version of online interface to USDA-NRCS digital soil survey
  • LightTracker Twilight, Sunrise, Sunset and solar noon information for any date, moon phases and rise for any date
  • RiverFlows and WaterTracker view data from USGS and NOAA gauge sites to get real-time river-level information.
  • Marine Weather Plus: marine forecasts, live buoy data, tides, radar, & sea surface temperatures

Field Guides

  • iBird
  • iTrack Wildlife
  • Leafsnap
  • Heukels high quality Dutch flora determination app €9,99
  • Audubon field guides
  • National Goegraphic Bird guide
  • Sibley eGuide to Birds
  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology Birdseye
  • Guide to Trees of U Florida Campus
  • Guide to Trees of OSU Campus
  • NY Flora Association Blog: A list of field guides for iPhone/iPad has been put together by the NY Flora Association and can be found here. It includes guides to everything from plants to mushrooms.

Mapping, GIS, & GPS

  • GPS Essentials
  • iGIS
  • MotionX GPS
  • ArcGIS
  • Google maps/Google Earth
  • gvSIG mini
  • GPS Status
  • Nokia Maps: independent of a data signal (maps preload) and provides voice navigation, tilt and night views, 3D cities, and numerous gps-enhanced services as well as syncing with their full program on a PC
  • EveryTrail: record trip route, add photos and videos, share route, and download to google earth
  • PhenoMap: map plantphenology; upload images to a Flickr group.
  • WolfGIS
  • GISRoam
  • QGIS for Android (Uunder development)

Field Work Utilities

  • Random Numbers
  • Smart Measure: rangefinder; measure the distance to and height of an object
  • Theodolite: overlays real time information about position, altitude, bearing, range, and inclination on the live camera image
  • EMD Periodic Table of Elements
  • TASA Geotimescale: timeline of eons
  • Molecules: 3d models of molecules and enzymes

Citizen Science

  • Project Budburst: national field campaign designed to engage the public in the collection of data on timing of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of plants
  • What’s Invasive!: submit geotagged photos and observations of invasive species
  • IveGot1: Identify and report Invasive Species in Florida
  • Nature's Notebook Android App: from USA-NPN's. Record observations on hundreds of species of plants and animals, as well as add new locations and species to your list in the field.
  • iMapInvasives:online tool for invasive species reporting and data management.
  • the USDA National Agricultural Library has a webpage with smartphone applications for invasive species monitoring and identification: link

Teaching Tools

  • Skeptical Science
  • GeographCA
  • R Instructor: an interactive and multimedia tool designed to facilitate the learning process of R.
  • resilients/mobile_ecology.txt
  • Last modified: 2012-08-25 11:24
  • by theunkarelse