The ALA User Survey is now available!

The ALA User Survey is now available!

  • By Admin
  •  May 5, 2015
  •  Tags:  Australia's species Blogs & news Citizen science Collections Communications Data DigiVol Education How to Indigenous Mapping & analysis Tools & Apps

The Atlas of Living Australia encourages its users to complete a quick online survey on the features and functions of the website.

 

The Atlas of Living Australia website has been operating since 2010 and provides free, online access to a vast repository of information about Australia’s biodiversity. It supports research, environmental monitoring, conservation planning, biosecurity activities, education, citizen science, and the digitisation of millions of existing physical records around the country. The Atlas has over 54 million records on approximately 110,566 Australian species (as at May 2015 and growing rapidly), these records can be investigated through individual species profiles containing photos and collections data, and by using the mapping and analysis tools developed by the Atlas.

 

Fun Fact: the Australian Magpie is the most recorded species in the Atlas, with over 670,000 records - from sightings in the wild to preserved specimens.

Fun Fact: the Australian Magpie is the most recorded species in the Atlas, with over 670,000 records – from sightings in the wild to preserved specimens.

 

The Atlas of Living Australia would like to discover more about how the Atlas assists users to gain further information on Australian species and how the Atlas can improve for the future. An online survey has been developed to gain further insight into how you use the Atlas and an opportunity for you to provide the Atlas with some important feedback. No matter how much or how little you use the Atlas of Living Australia, we would like to hear from you – as an added incentive, you could win a fantastic Atlas of Living Australia prize pack, including your very own cap, t-shirt, and coffee mug!

 

Orange, white, and black is the new black! Complete the survey for your chance to win an ALA prize pack - a must for any wardrobe!

Complete the survey for your chance to win an ALA prize pack – a must for any wardrobe!

 

The information gathered from this survey will be critical to ensuring we can provide the highest level of information and tools to support our users, national research, our partners, and the future of Australia’s biodiversity.

To complete the survey click here. The survey will close on June 1st 2015.

The Atlas receives support from the Australian Government through the National Research Infrastructure for Australia (NCRIS).

 

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