Sharing your coordinates with this project

One of the great things about iNaturalist is that your observations can be used in active scientific research. One impediment to this is that iNaturalist automatically obscures the coordinates of observations of taxa listed as rare. There are 16 rare taxa associated with this project, so obscured coordinates really effect how useful those observations are. One of the most important things you can do to help this research is to share your coordinates with this project.

To share your coordinates, go to the main project page here and click on "Join this project" at the top right corner of the project banner. If you are already a member of the project, click "Your Membership".

From here you are given the option to share coordinates with the project. You will be asked "Do you want to make your private/obscured observation coordinates visible to the project curators? " ...more ↓

Posted on August 04, 2019 18:35 by keirmorse keirmorse | 5 comments | Leave a comment
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I'm a PhD student researching bush-mallows (the genus Malacothamnus) and decided to use iNaturalist as a way of pulling together observations both to help see what is going on and to help others identify them.

Bush-mallows are a challenging group of plants to identify, partly because they are extremely variable and partly because a lot more research needs to be done to sort out what is ...more ↓

Mini keirmorse created this project on September 09, 2016

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