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Extending ScienceCache—a Mobile Application for Data Collection—to Accommodate Broader Use within USGS

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Release Date
2017-10-01

Summary

ScienceCache was originally developed as a mobile device data collection application for a citizen science project. ScienceCache communicates with a centralized database that facilitates near real-time use of collected data that enhances efficiency of data collection in the field. We improved ScienceCache by creating a flexible, reliable platform that reduces effort required to set up a survey and manage incoming data. Now, ScienceCache can be easily adapted for citizen science projects as well as restricted to specific users for private internal research. We improved scEdit, a web application interface, to allow for creation of more-complex data collection forms and survey routes to support scientific studies. Surveys are deployed [...]

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Contacts

Principal Investigator :
Mark T Wiltermuth
Co-Investigator :
Tim Kern, John L Long, Sanjay M Advani
CMS Group :
Community for Data Integration - CDI

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“Improved Science Cache Editor for USGS scientists”
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projectProducts
productDescriptionA web interface will be created to enable USGS users to create and deploy data collection surveys to mobile devices
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projectStatusCompleted

Improved Science Cache Editor for USGS scientists
Improved Science Cache Editor for USGS scientists

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  • Community for Data Integration (CDI)

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