A modern invention that may also hold the key to saving species in the future.
Project Noah enables us to be part of a more focused online community where we can learn more about wildlife around us and contribute to scientific research.
For the developers at New York start-up Networked Organisms, smartphones are the butterfly nets of the 21st Century. Their tool, Project Noah, lets people upload photos of plants and wildlife around them, creating a map of the natural world and contributing to scientific research in the process. See more
Bespectacled scientists of yore would carry around hefty field guides, made up of hundreds of pages of text and photos. But these days, smartphone owners have a lighter option: an app called Project Noah, which aims to help people identify plants and animals as well as collect data from "citizen scientists" about where certain species are located. See more
Project Noah is tapping social media's potential to muster a vast green army. See more
Project Noah lets you take cellphone pictures of bugs and trees and then sends back an identification of the exact type in as little as 24 hours. See more
The app functionality is impressive, as is their mission: to make this app the most powerful 'window' to the world. See more
Project Noah has found the sweet spot between professional scientists and casual naturalists. It began as an app for people to share their nature sightings but has evolved into a scientific and culturally relevant tool for both the masses and the experts. See more
This could be an app that makes you relinquish control of your iPhone and see the nearest kid around you begin a lifelong journey in wildlife appreciation. See more
Data empowerment through iPhone apps. Project Noah is a location-based eco-field guide, submission-powered wildlife spotter, and mission dossier. And it's pretty slick. See more
Project Noah is truly one of the more interesting photo sharing apps since it gives you a purpose for sharing. You can help everyone discover the world around them and even assist in discovery projects that are helping document the biodiversity of our planet. See more
Inspired by Darwin’s Field Guide, bio-instruments, and a little bit of steam punk, the platform encourages citizen scientists to step into the world, eyes open, and begin documenting what they find.
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Project Noah's goal is huge in its mission – to become the common mobile platform for documenting the world’s organisms.
Project Noah gives users not only a great platform for recording information, but it also tells you more about what's in your area and sends you out on specific missions! See more
A robust species list that works both as a field guide and a useful tool for science. See more
Project Noah and its innovative app bridge the gap between professionals and amateur wildlife enthusiasts. See more
Project Noah helps people reconnect with nature and contribute to organizations that are working hard to catalog and preserve our planet's biodiversity. See more
Project Noah's aim is to make evident, through photographs, the biological diversity of the environment in which they live, so that this information will stimulate awareness and protect the environment. See more
We all know people who seem to spend more time gazing into their smartphones than they do looking at the reality in front of them. But one app is trying to reverse the trend, and make your iPhone (or Android) into a tool that encourages you to dial into the biodiversity around you. See more
Project Noah, is used to explore and document local wildlife, in backyards, city parks and other places, and it has already attracted both the casual naturalist and the professional ecologist.
I think what they are up to is very interesting. Can this be impactful in the way that wikipedia and wikileaks have been? For sure.
Mobile bio-mapping for citizen scientists: foursquare for flora & fauna. You can readily make the required professional rigor so large that it's a buzz kill for the amateur or make it so loosey-goosey in order to maximize participation that the resulting data isn't regarded as proof or evidence of anything. See more
I'm in love with Noah, the crowdsourced networked organisms and habitats app. See more
The Project Noah app — unleashing an army of citizen scientists. Coolest app so far at Pop! Tech. See more
Downloading Project Noah app to become a citizen scientist. Want to earn tadpole. See more