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Alaska invasive plant identification and record input smartphone app

Dates

Creation
2013-08-15
Span of project activity
2014-04-01
Span of project activity
2015-09-30

Citation

LCC Network Data Steward(Point of Contact), Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), Alaska Science Center(funder), Gino Graziano(Principal Investigator), 2013-08-15(creation), Alaska invasive plant identification and record input smartphone app, https://westernalaskalcc.org/projects/SitePages/WA2014_33.aspx, https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/5a0aeba6e4b09af898cb61ac

Summary

Concern about invasive species in Alaska is a growing concern, attracting attention from land managers, politicians and the public. Nearly half the new discoveries of invasive plants, animals, and insects in the state are reported by concerned individuals with a general interest in invasive species. The development of a mobile application for invasive plant identification and reporting will help enable the public to gather and share new invasive plant discoveries. This project will result in the development of a decision tool for identifying non-natives plant species, which will provide the foundation for the app. Project staff will also review user-submitted requests for identification assistance, review app-generated reports of invasives, [...]

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projectStatusIn Progress
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typeShort Project Description
valueThis project supports the development of a key for identifying non-natives plant species, which will be incorporated into a mobile application for identifying and reporting invasive plant species in Alaska. Project staff will also respond to app-generated requests for identification assistance.

Budget Extension

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annualBudgets
year2013
fundingSources
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recipientWestern Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative
sourceU.S. Geological Survey
totalFunds9994.0
year2014
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recipientUniversity of Alaska, Fairbanks
sourceU.S. Geological Survey
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totalFunds9994.0

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urn:uuid urn:uuid 21e91c1b-b704-478a-a139-181bbcb10596
lcc:arctic lcc:arctic WA2014-33

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