Recreation model data availability

Hello all…
I’m really excited to be in this intellectual and helpful community.
I am master student from institute of geoinfamatics in University of munster germany and I want to use INVEST recreation model in my study of analysis rate of tourism activities in Zanzibar coast, from 2015 to 2019.
My question is, does the inVEST Recreation model allow to do this analysis for the time I stated? (Beyond 2014).
Next, is it also possible to get the picture from other platform apart from flicker?

Hope you will provide me much information on this.
Thanks in advance.

Welcome, Hassan. At the current time the InVEST Recreation model can query flickr photos taken from 2005-2017. It is probably a good time to add the 2018 photos. I’ll announce that here when it happens. We don’t want to include an incomplete year, so 2019 photos won’t be available until 2020. Flickr is the only platform that InVEST can query. Researchers commonly write their own scripts to query other other APIs, like twitter.

Thanks for your questions,

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Thanks Dave for useful information