Category Archives: Apps

Why eXXpedition 2014?

Synchronicity. After e-meeting Emily Penn this summer to discuss the Apple video and her work, we thought that we might one day work together… little did we know it would happen so soon! Here I am, resident engineer, an addition … Continue reading

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My Marine Debris Story

I am so grateful for what I get to do every day, research and teaching mostly, but also service and outreach too. In honor of the International Coastal Cleanup this weekend, I decided to share the story of how I … Continue reading

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Interview with Matthew Lisiecki (MPA Candidate 2013, NYU)

Matthew, an MPA student at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service, contacted me about six weeks ago and asked to do an online interview. Matt is currently studying open government and innovation in a class with Beth Noveck (former head … Continue reading

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Green Screen

I recently went to Jekyll Island to meet with my Georgia Sea Turtle Center collaborator and attend the Green Screen event put on by EcoFest Film Fesitval, Georgia Sea Grant, and Jekyll Island. I brought along undergraduate student Abby Stern … Continue reading

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WeRecycle is here – vote on US EPA Apps for the Environment!

Click Here to View our Entry and Vote! Our newest app, another collaboration with Dr. Kyle Johnsen and his research group, WeRecycle, is here! UGA Press Release. WeRecycle is a platform to facilitate communication about waste between citizens and and … Continue reading

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Marine Debris Tracker

The app, Marine Debris Tracker, co-developed with Kyle Johnsen (also in UGA FOE) has been released through the Southeast Atlantic Marine Debris Initiative (SEA-MDI). The app, funded by the NOAA Marine Debris Division, allows you to track and log marine … Continue reading

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Geo-Log

My colleague Kyle Johnsen and I developed a tool for research and teaching to Geotag data. It is a skeleton for a marine debris mobile application I will be putting out this fall as a part of a NOAA grant, … Continue reading

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Summer Opportunity for UGA Students with iPhone Application Development Experience

UGA student worker needed hourly to assist in the development of an environmentally-focused iPhone application project this summer.  Interested applicants must have iPhone development experience. Experience in Java/C/C++,  HTML forms, XML Web Services, and database (MySQL) interfacing is highly desirable. … Continue reading

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