Collect, share and discuss local knowledge.

GeoKey provides server-side components to run participatory mapping projects.


Custom data structures

Collect excactly the data you need in you project. Define categories and fields to define the attributes you want to collect and how your data is validated.

Manage access

Through user groups, you define who can access, contribute and moderate data. Access can be restricted to selected categories or even contributions that match certain attribute values.

Photos and videos

Enrich contributions by uploading any number of photos and videos.


Comments on each contributions allow your community to discuss and work towards consent.


Access data via an open REST API for data collection, visualisation and analysis that clients can use to connect to GeoKey and get access to stored data.

Hands on.

We have set up a testing service for GeoKey that you can use to give it a try. You can sign up, create projects and connect to the API. Just don't use it in production, we'll clean the data from time to time.

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From the blog — 03 June 2016Version 1.1 released

We are happy to announce the next release of GeoKey today.

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About GeoKey

GeoKey has been developed by Extreme Citizen Science research group at University College London. The development of the initial version was funded by FP-7 project Citizen Cyberlab.