Field Photo Library
|Presented By||University of Oklahoma|
|Goal||Helps scientists document changes in the landscape|
|Task||Share, visualize and archive field photos from around the world|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet ,|
A photo taken in the field helps scientists and citizens to document changes in landscape, wildlife habitats, impacts of drought and flood and fire, and so on. This Geo-referenced Field Photo Library is a citizen science and community remote sensing data portal, where people can share, visualize and archive field photos in the world. Users can upload, edit, query and download geo-referenced field photos in the library. All photos are also linked with satellite image series images (MODIS), so that people can see the changes over time.
|How to Join||
The website http://www.eomf.ou.edu/photos/ provides simple instruction on how to join the project and how to visualize photos from other people.
You can use smartphones with enabled GPS location service to take photos. "Field Photo" iPhone app is also freely available in the Apple Store, and you can download it and sign-up an account at your phone. You can also use regular GPS cameras or a Camera with GPS receivers to take field photos.
One of the following gears are needed:
smartphone with enabled GPS location service
|Ideal Age Group||College, Graduate students, Adults|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike, In snow or rain, At the beach, On a walk, run, At school|
|Tags||field photo, images, modis|
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