Month: January 2014

eCatch geospatial fisheries management app moves from HTML5 to native iOS to take advantage of GPS

eCatch geospatial fisheries management app moves from HTML5 to native iOS to take advantage of GPS

eCatch is an iPad application developed by The Nature Conservancy with Farallon Geographics’ help that uses crowd-sourcing to collect, map and share the location of fish species for in-season adaptive fisheries management. Fisherman at sea use the app to report areas where they caught overfished species and learn from other fisherman the location of more abundant species. eCatch was originally developed as an HTML5 application for device portability.  This...