A deployment is a setting of a camera at a location (latitude, longitude) during a specific period of time. There can be multiple deployments associated with one location. This may be true for many projects that conduct multi-year sampling efforts.
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Create a deployment during image upload
Deployments can be created when you upload images into Wildlife Insights. On the upload screen, you’ll be prompted to choose a project to upload the images to. If you would like to create a new deployment:
*Note - these remarks are not available in the download from Wildlife Insights.
Create a deployment in Project Details
You can also create a deployment or several deployments before you begin uploading images. To create a deployment in Project Details:
Edit an existing deployment
To edit an existing deployment, click the green Edit button to the right of any deployment record.
Once your edits have been made, click on Save Changes to save your edits.
Search for a deployment
Search for a deployment by name by typing in criteria in the search box in the right hand corner of the deployments table. You can clear the selection by clicking on the X.
You can also filter deployments by date range. Enter in a start date and end date by highlighting the date and typing in the desired date. Or use the popup calendar to select a date range. You can clear the selection by clicking on the X.
You’ll see the number of results that match the search/filter criteria appear next to the New Deployment button.
There are a variety of ways to help you sort and filter your deployments. Simply click on the arrow next to a column header to sort by that column.
You can sort by:
The column that is being used to sort deployments will display a green arrow next to the column header. You can sort by ascending or descending criteria.
Bulk deployment uploads
You can create many deployments with just a few clicks by simply uploading a csv template with the required information.
You can begin recording deployment information in a blank template as you set cameras out. Then, once you’re ready to upload images you can save time by creating all your deployments in bulk! Download a blank deployment template.
Before you upload a bulk deployment template, please remember to: