Identification

Name

Wildlife Health Event Reporter

Short name

WHER

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) School of Veterinary Madison (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
(2) United States Geological Survey (USGS)
(3) Wildlife Health Event Reporter
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2014-07-09 22:13:56+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 18:44:37.105127+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

WHER is a web application designed to record wildlife mortality observations by citizens concerned about dead or sick wildlife.

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Situational awareness
Year start

2010

URL http://www.whmn.org/wher/
URL (alternate) http://www.whmn.org/wher/pages/about
Related system
(1) HealthMap ()
(2) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
(3) Wildlife Data Integration Network (WDIN)

Disease and Geography

Geography

Yes

Disease properties
(1) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Official Reports
(2) Personal Communication