Welcome to the Biodiversity Data Capture mobile application help documentation site. Biodiversity Data Capture is a mobile application for Android & iOS devices which allows for mobile recording of species observations in the field and the subsequent submission of those observations to Ireland's Citizen Science Portal. Throughout this site you can find overviews, tutorials and videos detailing the usage of all aspects of Biodiversity Data Capture.
Upon first opening the app you will arrive at the home screen. The home screen consists of the following main areas :
Your device must have connectivity to the internet in order for the upload process to succeed. If your device cannot connect to the internet, the record upload will not proceed.
Warning, after clikcing Delete All you will be given a second chance to confirm your selection. If you again confirm that you wish to delete all records then all non-uploaded records will be permanently removed from your device. This action cannot be undone.
Depending on your device manufacturer Biodiversity Data Capture requires at least Android(5.1) or iOS(10.3).