|Goal||Help scientists with ongoing research.|
|Task||Document nature with your mobile phone.|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet|
Noah is a mobile phone app that allows nature lovers to document local wildlife and add their observations to a growing database for use by ongoing citizen-science projects.
Using the Noah mobile application, users take a photograph of an interesting organism, select the appropriate category, add descriptive tags, and click submit. The application captures the location details along with the submitted information and stores all of it in the species database for use by efforts such as Project Squirrel and the Lost Ladybug Project.
In addition, users can see what kinds of organisms are nearby by searching through a list or exploring a map of their area, all on a mobile phone.
Noah is all about discovering and documenting local wildlife. We work with research groups and organizations to help gather important data and we want you to help by logging recent spottings on your mobile phone. Missions can range from photographing specific frogs or flowers to tracking migrating birds or invasive species or logging the effects of the oil spill.
|How to Join|
You will need an iPhone with the Project Noah application installed and the ability to connect the phone to the Internet.
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike, In the car, At home, In snow or rain, At the beach, On a walk, run, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At night|
|Tags||android, Android, app, App, iphone|
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