ALA User Guides

How to find the species recorded in your area
User Guide 1 Begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage. Click on Search & analyse, then choose Explore your area. Once you enter y...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 12:01 PM
How to show the distribution of a species on a map of Australia
User Guide 2 Begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage. Click on Search & analyse, then choose Spatial analysis (Spatial Portal). Selec...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 12:05 PM
How to show species distributions and environmental layers on a map
User Guide 3 Begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage. Select Search & analyse, then choose Spatial analysis (Spatial Portal). Se...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 12:07 PM
How to record a sighting
User Guide 4 There are two ways to add sightings to the ALA; through iNaturalist Australia and directly into the ALA using the Record a Sighting functio...
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019 at 2:33 PM
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 ...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 12:15 PM
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. If you want to search from a...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 12:20 PM
How to make a scatter plot
User Guide 7 Begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage. Select the Spatial analysis (Spatial Portal) option under Search & analyse. C...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 2:11 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...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 2:13 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 particular pre-defined region, begin at the Atlas of Living Australia homepage. Scroll down to the foote...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 2:23 PM