Observation CSV Export via Admin

Learn how to export observations as a CSV file using the Admin interface.

Updated at September 5th, 2023

The following process allows admin users to export observations (gps location and metadata) for selected subjects into a CSV file.

There are multiple paths to getting to the data, but this is typically the easiest when finding data for a single subject.

  1. Open your sites admin page.  (https://[sitename].pamdas.org/admin)
    1. This Assumes you have permission to do so.  If not contact your ER administrator.
  2. Click on Observations | Subjects
  3. Find the Subject Name you are looking for and click on the name
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the Subject Page to see the Latest Observations
  5. At the bottom of the list is a message: “See more observations for this subject here”.  Click on the “here” to take you to the observation page.
  6. This is all of the observations, filtered by the subject above. 
  7. Apply additional filters, particularly date range, if desired on the right side of the screen.  
  8. Click the box in the header at the top left of the data.
  9. IMPORTANT: the above only selects data on this page.  
  10. To retrieve ALL of the data, click on the link “Select all xxx observations” at the top of the list
  11. In the Action dropdown, select “Export Selected Items”