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Recommended System Configuration

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Please follow these guidelines for the best performance of NatureServe Explorer:

Use Internet Explorer 5.0 or Netscape 4.06 or newer browsers.
Javascript 1.2 is required to run data searches.

Cookies are required in order for NatureServe Explorer to execute data searches. Edit your browser preferences so that your system will accept cookies.

Screen Resolution
NatureServe Explorer is designed to work best at a screen resolution of at least 800 x 600 pixels. You may want to maximize your window for ease of reading search results and detailed reports on the records you select.

See also:

Search tips


For plants and animals
For plants and animals by group
Example of a plant/animal search
For ecological communities
For ecological communities by group
Example of an ecological community search
Combining species and ecological community searches
Viewing and changing search criteria
Practice searches

Results and reports:

Setting user preferences
Understanding the results
Viewing and printing reports