Create a study

View a video tutorial illustrating how to create a study.

All data in Movebank are stored within Studies. We recommend reviewing our best practices for archiving for guidance on organizing your data within studies.

To start a new study,

After creating your study, you will be directed to review and customize the study's Permissions. For studies with restricted data download, please provide terms of use (select Edit license terms) and consider setting a Public Embargo.

Now you can begin to upload data. Study Details can be modified anytime by selecting Edit Study Details from the Studies page.

Create a study and add data

Create a study

Create and manage live data feeds

  Argos feeds

  Live feed notifications

Import supported data formats

Import custom tabular data

Import reference data

Update existing data

Upload file attachments

Help with data uploads