iNaturalist research-grade observatio…

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iNaturalist research-grade observations


Research-grade observations from

Purpose is a website where anyone can record their observations from nature. Members record observations for numerous reasons, including participation in citizen science projects, class projects, and personal fulfillment.

Temporal coverages

Date range: May 31, 0214 - Jan 8, 2015

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Publication Date

Jan 8, 2015

Registration Date

Feb 9, 2012

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HTTP Installation


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Metadata Documents

492,676 Georeferenced data

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Quality control

iNaturalist observations achieve research grade when 1) the iNaturalist community agrees with the observer's ID, where an "agreeing" identification is one that matches exactly or is of a child taxon of the observer's ID, 2) the observation has a date, 3) the observation is georeferenced, 4) the observation has a photo.

Method Steps

  1. Observation recorded and verified by the community