Links & tools on Discover Life
This following explains some of the major links and tools on Discover Life. Click on the blue links below to go to them.
- All living things
-- for natural history information on the flora and fauna.
-- for lists of species from Great Smoky Mountains National Park & elsewhere
-- conservation information will appear here;
currently links to an article that outlines conservation issues, focused on the Appalachians
-- for training guides, research protocols, training teachers &
students how to study biodiversity and put their findings on the Web.
-- for ATBI & associated events
- Get Involved
-- to enter data about yourself so that you can get involved
-- for this page. Read the following "helps" before you use IDnature guides and other tools on Discover Life:
- IDnature guides
-- on-line identification guides to help you identify organisms
- Insect Diversity Project
-- our site devoted to the databasing of insect species in various locations
-- information on invasive species
-- allows you to retrieve label information, input data, and make labels
-- links to associated sites
-- allows you to build and display maps using the Polistes Global Map Browser,
developed in partnership with Topozone.com, includes 1:1,000,000 scale maps of the world,
topographic maps of the United States, and aerial photographs of 89% of the United States.
- Nature Days
-- a program that we are developing to establish ecological study sites around the world
-- register to become involved and receive information
-- to report results use the "Report" tool in IDnature guide's banner
-- search for participants, key words, and locate species by common and scientific names.
- Study sites
-- plans & methods for study of Great Smokies & elsewhere.
- Who we are
-- names & addresses, organizational structure, correspondence, events and travel information.