EarthRanger for Data Capture

Department
Research and Development
Instructor
Nandi Thobela
Method
Lecture, Online
Duration
1 day

EarthRanger is an easy-to-use, online software tool built to meet the unique needs of protected area managers and any organisations who want to visualise data over a large area. The application integrates and displays historical data from smart or connected devices and real-time data available from a protected area; wildlife, the rangers protecting them, and other threats. EarthRanger empowers protected area managers and rangers to take immediate, proactive action to prevent and mitigate threat incidents.

This course covers:

This is an introductory course level to ER.  It is aimed at staff that maybe involved in data capturing, monitoring and operations control. It can be taught online, on site or at the SAWC. Certificate of participation / attendance is awarded. There is one assessment at this level. The duration of the course is one and a half day.

The pre-requisite for the EarthRanger for Data Capture course is:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • All courses are presented in English
  • Basic knowledge of smart devises

Course Outcome: The course aims to provide the learner with the basic knowledge and skills associated with using EarthRanger. The course will focus on:

  • The importance of quality data collection.
  • Using a Cyber Tracker and other tools to collect data
  • Entering data directly into EarthRanger
  • Understanding the functions of the EarthRanger User Interface
Suitable for: 

Anyone in a networking role.