ALA User Guides

How to find the species recorded in your area
User Guide 1 Begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage and click on the Explore by location tile. Select Explore your area. Once you e...
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019 at 9:49 AM
How to show the distribution of a species on a map of Australia
User Guide 2 Begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage and select Spatial Portal from the Mapping & analysis tile. Select Add to Map, th...
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019 at 10:04 AM
How to show species distributions and environmental layers on a map
User Guide 3 Begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage. Select Spatial Portal on the Mapping & analysis tile. Select Add to map then ...
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019 at 2:48 PM
How to log a sighting
User Guide 4 Begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage. Select contribute your sighting from the Contribute to the ALA tile. You can also...
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018 at 11:11 AM
How to see if a particular species is present in your area
User Guide 5 To see if a particular species had been recorded in a chosen area, begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage. Type the species ...
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019 at 9:44 AM
How to find species information
User Guide 6 Begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage. Type the species or common name into the search box at the top of the page. Then ...
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 at 12:33 PM
How to make a scatter plot
User Guide 7 Begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage. Select the Spatial Portal option on the Mapping & analysis tile. Click on Too...
Mon, 17 Dec, 2018 at 2:29 PM
How to show the distribution of more than one species on a map of Australia
User Guide 8 On the ALA’s Spatial Portal, you can add as many species to one map as you like. To see how to do this, have a look at ALA User Guide 2 –Sp...
Mon, 17 Dec, 2018 at 2:52 PM
How to generate a field guide of local species
User Guide 9  To generate a field guide of local species, you will first need to search for species in your location. For this, see User Guide 1—Find...
Tue, 18 Dec, 2018 at 10:12 AM
How to find the species recorded in a particular defined region
User Guide 10 To find the species recorded in a defined region, begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage and choose region from the Explore by lo...
Thu, 3 Jan, 2019 at 12:13 PM