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Dartmouth College Woodlands Wildlife Monitoring Project Volume 1 (2014 - 2024)

May 31, 2024

This volume's release consists of 46576 media files captured by autonomous wildlife monitoring devices under the project, Dartmouth College Woodlands Wildlife Monitoring Project. The attached files listed below include several CSV files that provide information about the data release. The file, "media.csv" provides the metadata about the media, such as filename and date/time of capture. The actual media files are housed within folders under the volume's "child items" as compressed files. A critical CSV file is "dictionary.csv", which describes each CSV file, including field names, data types, descriptions, and the relationship of each field to fields in other CSV files. Some of the media files may have been "tagged" or "annotated" by either humans or by machine learning models, identifying wildlife targets within the media. If so, this information is stored in "annotations.csv" and "modeloutputs.csv", respectively. To protect privacy, all personally identifiable information (PII) have been removed, locations have been "blurred" by bounding boxes, and media featuring sensitive taxa or humans have been omitted. To enhance data reuse, the sbRehydrate() function in the AMMonitor R package will download files and re-create the original AMMonitor project (database + media files). See source code at

Publication Year 2024
Title Dartmouth College Woodlands Wildlife Monitoring Project Volume 1 (2014 - 2024)
DOI 10.5066/P133GQPK
Authors Riley Patry, Alexej Sirén, Laurence A Clarfeld, Kaitlin Huber, Therese M Donovan
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Cooperative Research Units Program