Conservation App - Usability Research

  • Two existing web-based systems to help state and local conservation and environment researchers track geographic areas where studies had been conducted and how those ecosystems were evolving.
Screen Captures of example project: ResLife Portal - residential life management system


  • Feedback had been received from the conservationists and researchers, that the two systems were cumbersome to use and not time efficient.
  • Usability Research was requested by the stakeholders to identify issues and propose options to remedy the issues.
Example screen capture of Usability Research documentation
Example screen capture of Usability Research documentation


  • Created a research study plan to identify usability and accessibility issues, including scenario-based observational studies with seven conservationists.


  • UX Research Plan
  • Heuristic Evaluation
  • Usability Study (Observational Facilitator)

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