Ecoinformatics Conference Service, Environmental Information Management 2008

Live from the Field: Managing Live-Image Databases at the Virginia Coast Reserve

John H. Porter, David E. Smith

Last modified: 2008-08-21


Time series of images of ecological systems and organisms are an important research asset for ecologists. Here we outline a system that manages over a million images collected since 2002 from a set of networked cameras. The system incorporates tools for making the images available to researchers, and is built on top of a MySQL database and associated tools.