Am I allowed to use the login credentials of
another person to access the database?
As a Level 4 user, you will have access to creating, editing, viewing, and querying observation, assessment, and survey records. A survey catalogs a planned search of an area to determine presence or absence of species species. For example, a BioBlitz could be recorded as a survey in iMapInvasives.
Examples of Level 4 users include dedicated citizen scientists and land mangers, although any registered user of iMapInvasives can gain access to this level (given the proper training).
Survey data in iMapInvasives (represented as a blue polgyon).
Data Available to Enter and View
As a Level 4 user, access is granted to enter data for observations (point-level data), assessments, and surveys.
Data available for viewing includes:
County and watershed-level species distributions
Map showing watershed-level distribution data for zebra mussels.
As a Level 4 user, information may be downloaded from iMapInvasives for observation, assessment, and survey data that you entered OR are an observer for .
*Note: To download additional data outside of these restrictions, please contact the Pennsylvania iMapInvasives administrator.
To gain access to User Level 4 privileges, complete one (or more) of the following training options:
Watch one "Basic" and one "Advanced" pre-recorded training IN FULL and contact the administrator afterwards to receive credit in your iMapInvasives account.