Sample traps

A QR code trapping workflow set up for targets like little fire ants where the user drops a trap or vial then returns later to pick it up.

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Mobile App Tutorial

Updated sample trap deployment workflow demonstrating deploy and retrieve sample traps

Web Site Tutorial

Sample Trap Detections

Uploading Detections From A Spreadsheet

There are two ways to enter detections

  • You could enter them in the subform of the sample traps

  • You could download a spreadsheet with the sample trap data fill in the detections on the spreadsheet and upload them

First download a spreadsheet with the vials you are recording detections for

1. Navigate to the dashboard called "Detection Template"

2. Filter for the dates or session you want to download

3. Download the spreadsheet

Next open up the spreadsheet and enter your ants in the ant1 , ant 2, ant 3 columns

  1. Do not change the order of columns

  2. Taxon should match the database exactly

  3. The feature id field is what will link the spreadsheet to the original trap record the other fields are for reference

Next upload the spreadsheet

1.Navigate to the upload survey

2. Click the upload button on the top right

3. Drag and drop or navigate to the spreadsheet

4. The data should populate and you would be warned if there is an issue

5. If you have an issue update the data and redo the upload

6. Click "Import Surveys" at the bottom of the screen

All Done!!!

Download Filtered Data for Google Earth

How to get filtered data and show it in google earth. To do this you need to export the data as a CSV and then import it into google earth.

  1. Go to the trap check dasboard on the top left

  2. Filter your data based on what you want to show - in this case I filter by date and site

  3. On the right side of the dashboard click the little cloud "Download full results"

  4. Select download .csv

  5. Downlaod the csv file

  6. Open up Google Earth Pro

  7. Under the file menu select -> open

  8. Navigate to your csv file

  9. A window will open click next -> next -> finish

  10. Your data will show

GIS Links

Google earth - (Copy and paste into browser - download - login - it will update automatically all the time)

Shows All trap checks

Shows trap checks from the last week

Shows trap checks from the last week

Shows trap checks from the last 6 months

Shows trap checks from the last year

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