WIKI - External code, tools etc for working with iNat

Please add your code, links etc to tools to work with iNat to centralize being able to find them in 1 place.

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Developer Info

iNat developer guide
api.inaturalist.org/v1
https://api.inaturalist.org/v2
API Recommended Practices

Tools

Sites/Apps Using iNaturalist’s API

  • Owls Near Me - enter your location and see which owls have been seen near you.
  • Taxa Challenge - Test how well you know the plants and animals around you.
  • Rocky Beaches - a tidepooling guide for Pillar Point in California.
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This will be WONDERFUL!!! Has this been decided on/set up yet? If yes, is there a link?

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World Tour figures for
https://forum.inaturalist.org/t/how-to-replicate-world-tour-figures/13109/8
eg:
the hard/inefficient part is positioning the markers on the map based on where the center of gravity of observations is for an observer. loarie describes generally how he’s doing it here: https://forum.inaturalist.org/t/china-inaturalist-world-tour/5440/4.
(http://api.inaturalist.org/v1/docs/#!/Observations/get_observations_observers), then downloading all observations in the area for each top observer, and then probably running it through some algorithm in R to find that center of gravity.

iNat Visualizations Using R

iNaturalist Visualization: Flexdashboard (R markdown)
https://forum.inaturalist.org/t/inaturalist-visualization-flexdashboard-r-markdown/13036

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Edits to wiki:

  • Fixed the heading markup (’# Heading’ rather than ‘=Heading=’).
  • Added link to “API recommended practices” and a couple projects (pyinaturalist, rinat)

This topic should probably be moved to the “Tutorials” category, rather than “General”.

@cmcheatle can we include examples that use iNat’s API, eg https://www.owlsnearme.com/ ?

I dont see any reason why not.