Identification

Name

Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System

Short name

EDDMapS

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Chuck Bargeron, Technology Director, cbargero@uga.edu
Organizations
(1) Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health (University of Georgia)
(2) National Park Service (USA) (NPS)
(3) United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
(4) United States Forest Service (USFS)
Update frequency

Near Real-time

Created

2012-10-05 17:15:03+00:00

Modified

2016-03-09 23:05:34.319059+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

EDDMapS is a web-based mapping system for documenting invasive species distribution. EDDMapS combines data from other databases and organizations as well as volunteer observations to create a national network of invasive species distribution data.

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Early warning
Year start

2005

URL http://www.eddmaps.org/
URL (alternate) http://www.eddmaps.org/distribution/

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
Geography

Yes

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Personal Communication
(2) Social Media