Please Help Annotate Project Observations

As many of you are probably aware, the iNaturalist developers have rolled out several platform updates recently, including a new format for observation pages, some new features on the updated taxon pages, and also an observation feature called annotations. This tool takes a select few of the most used observation fields & standardizes them, which provides an opportunity to enrich iNaturalist data in a way that can be used for features such as the Life Stage trend graph on taxon pages for those taxa that have a Life Stage annotation option (which I have found especially interesting for some insects. With regard to this project, the annotation tool provides an opportunity to define, in a standardized & searchable manner, the life stage for insect observations. As the goal of this project is specifically related to insect life stage, I see this as an opportunity to improve our project data, and would like ...more ↓

Posted on August 17, 2017 02:09 AM by eraskin eraskin | 1 comments | Leave a comment
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The goal of this project is to collect observations of caterpillars from the Eastern US, as there is no way to filter observations of caterpillars taxonomically or with other iNaturalist search tools. I hope that this project will eventually become something of a go-to source for caterpillar information, with a repository of photos and locations, and that it will attract a group of members who ...more ↓

Mini eraskin created this project on September 20, 2016

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