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Goat Coat Trackers

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Goal Our research goal is to determine if climatic warming is affect
Task As a contributor, you will submit your photographs of mountain
Where Goat Coat Trackers
Mountain Goat Coat Trackers Region

Help us use photography to track the timing of hair shedding in mountain goats and relate winter coat molt to thermal change. To get started, please look over our short 2-page guide under the Resources tab. Then, click on Add Data to submit your mountain goat photos!

How to Join

Go to and sign up. Then join the project:

As a contributor, you will submit your photographs of mountain goats where photos meet the following criteria: 1) SHED phase is visible 2) DATE photo was taken is known 3) LOCATION is either known or can be well-approximated 4) RESOLUTION: no minimum is required if photo meets criterion #1; we do however prefer good quality images (including scanned from film or captured with camera traps) of 300 dpi.

Ideal Age Group High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Spend the Time outdoors
Tags mountain goats
Project Updated 06/18/2018