Welcome to PlantDEX!

A web application to quickly and easily collect plant data in the field.

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About:

PlantDEX is a web application that allows you to effeciently collect plant data in the field.

GPS coordinates attached automatically

The location coordinates of a plant will automatically record, allowing for more accurate plots of land surveys.

Comprehensive catalog of recorded plants

All of this information is stored in a user’s account, creating a personalized plant catalog

Exportable data for easy analysis

Your plant catalog can be easily exported for analysis.

"As the world continues to change at a rapid rate, it becomes imperative to create powerful new tools to measure these variations in nature. PlantDEX answers the call by offering a streamlined way to collect plant data while out in the field. Recording attributes like genus, species, coverage, and other various notes is easy with the intuitive design. Simply snap or upload a picture to start creating your own comprehensive catalog of plants. The ability to export data allows environmental professionals and hobbyists alike to analyze their information effortlessly."

Deliverables:

The documents and assignments we created during the development of PlantDEX.

About Us:

The team behind the creation of PlantDEX.

Abby Queen

Project Manager, Videographer, Designer

Abby Queen is a 4th year Advertising major with minors in Film Studies and Design and Media. She has worked as a freelance video editor for Cox Automotive following her internship with them in the summer of 2018. She hopes to bring some of that knowledge as well as her leadership skills learned from serving as a Group Leader for The Guide Dog Foundation to this project. She is proficient in Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, and is growing her skills in the rest of the Adobe Creative Suite.

Maryanna Reed

Lead Developer, Videographer

Maryanna is a 4th year Entertainment and Media Studies major with a Film Studies minor. She’s proficient with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Premiere Pro. After taking New Media Production she became comfortable with HTML/CSS, Bootstrap, and Wordpress. She’s currently taking Advanced New Media Production and will continue to improve those skills as well as become more comfortable with Javascript. She tends to pick up new coding skills quickly, so she will take the lead on creating the alpha.

Isabelle Alzona

Director of Research, Planner

Isabelle is a 4th year economics major who is also working towards a minor in statistics. As an economics student she has become comfortable in the area of research, critiquing papers, and replicating studies. In addition, through her statistics coursework she has learned to work with statistical software such as R, JMP, and Stata. Furthermore, she has worked as a marketing intern for various organizations over the past four years. Isabelle looks forward to growing her skill set through this capstone project and pursuing a future in data analysis.