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On SPOTTERON, you can explore your world and contribute your findings in community-driven Apps. Each App on the platform has a specific topic, from nature observation or environmental protection to sharing photos of arts and culture. In many Apps, you are actively helping scientists to understand our world better with citizen science. In others, you support nature conservation and environment protection with your contributions. With the SPOTTERON Apps, you have a digital map journal right in your pocket, which allows you to record your observations and upload photos. All Apps are ad-free, and there is no permanent user tracking present - because your digital privacy matters. Join our active community of other users who share the same interest and walk our planet with open eyes. Let's discover the world together!
In every App, you can put your observations on the map and share your discoveries with others. Start mapping your adventure, post your observations and create your collection!
Don't walk alone! In each App, you will find an active community of like-minded others who also love to discover our world and who share your care about our planet.
Post your findings for a purpose! In contrast to socialmedia, your uploads make a difference by helping researchers and environmentalists via citizen science.
All Apps on the platform are ad-free. We do not want to sell you something or monetize your personal data. Each App is 100% free - and that will stay that way forever.
Select an App that interests you. All SPOTTERON Apps are ad-free, non-commercial and privacy-safe, so you can just try it out! In each App you can share your observations and support the project and its cause. Find all available Apps on the SPOTTERON App Library.
Go to the linked App Store page and install the App of your choice on your smartphone. For Android Phone, use the Play Store, for iPhones use the Apple App Store. You can also search for the App's name on the App Store of your device and install it from there.
Create a user account or log in with an existing one. You can register a new user account with a minimal amount of personal data, just an e-mail address is enough! After registration, you can use the same account across all Apps on the SPOTTERON platform.
With SPOTTERON, you can explore the world together with ohers and post your dicoveries in apps. Each app has a topic and you can login with you user account in all of them. Starting on is easy:
Select a topic that interests you and download the app in the app store of your phone. Find all the apps here.
Follow your phone's instructions.
Create a user account and log in. You can use the same account across all the apps on the SPOTTERON platform.
Start on with SPOTTERON!
Last updated: October 09, 2020
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