The Mobile Application - Tree Watch developed with expertise and knowledge of Dr. Swapna Prabhu of BNHS – is a Citizen Science initiative, to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment. We would like to thank Dr. Swapna Prabhu and Mr. Ninad B. Raut of BNHS for their help. It is hoped that this mobile application will help increase awareness and understanding about Trees amongst fellow citizens.
The Tree diversity in India is truly amazing. Trees play an important role in the Web of Life. Tree Watch App is a Citizen Science initiative of Earthwatch Institute India to facilitate easy identification of some of the trees in the field using mobile application. It is hoped that this mobile application will help increase public awareness and generate greater interest regarding trees amongst fellow citizens. The App will further strengthen our keenness to observe the environment and help us as Citizen Scientist in contributing to the knowledge base.
The app displays information such as:
1. High Resolution image.
2. Common and Scientific names.
3.Key data like IUCN Status, Endemicity, Rarity, Size, Typical Habitat, Localities, Habit, Flowering season etc
1. Widget that displays a tree image every minute.
2. Multiple navigation like Pages, Slider and searchable grid view.
3. Pinch or Double tap to Zoom.
4. Slideshow widget!
5. Slideshow mode.
6. Report your own Tree sighting!
7. In-App brightness control.
8. Set any Tree picture as your Wallpaper.
9. Landscape book style navigation.
10. Remembers previous read page and position.