Tracking butterflies? Iowa State University students devise app to collect data
A team of Iowa State students built an app that will help standardize the collection of data on butterflies.
Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 12:00 am
There are about as many ways to collect butterfly data as there are butterflies.
Though researchers track the winged insects worldwide, there's no standard method of collection. Field observations are usually recorded with pen and paper. And that means there's no good repository for data on butterflies, an insect that is a great indicator of the health of its environment.
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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 12:00 am.