ARDINI: Collecting Information about Animal Species in Lower Saxony

Within the ARDINI project, we developed and evaluated a system of decentralized mobile devices and central GIS applications to increase the quality, efficiency and attractive­ness of species collection in the field especially for volunteers.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Brinkhoff (head)

Jan Loesbrock, M.Sc.

ARDINI Project

ARDINI was a cooperative project of following partners:

  • C.v.O. Universität Oldenburg
  • Jade Hochschule Oldenburg
  • IP SYSCON GmbH, Hannover
  • Naturschutzbund Deutschland NABU Oldenburger Land e.V.

Subproject at IAPG

We were responsible for developing the web app for collection information about birds and dragonflies in the field.


Brinkhoff, T.; Loesbrock, J. (2012): Mobile Mapping of Dragonflies and Birds by Portable Web Apps. 15th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science 2012, Avignon, France , Weblink
Aden, C.; Schaal, P.; Loesbrock, J. (2011): Artenerfassung digital in Niedersachsen – Ein Beitrag zur effektiveren Arbeit im ehrenamtlichen Naturschutz. In: Angewandte Geoinformatik 2011 - 23. AGIT-Symposium Salzburg, Wichmann Verlag, 196-205 , Weblink