This app has been developed to facilitate data collection during aerial surveys of marine megafauna. It allows you to enter sighting details in real time and automatically captures the GPS location for each sighting using the GPS capability of your iPad (note: iPads must have GPS capabilities or will require an external GPS device). Features: Flight setup (e.g. airport name, weather conditions, take-off time)Transect setup (e.g. transect number and direction)Conditions entry (e.g. sea state, visibility and glare) with automated reminder to enter conditions every 2 minutesAnimal sighting entry (e.g. dugongs, dolphins, turtles, sharks, whales, rays and sea snakes) with specific information for each sighting, such as number of animals, position in transect and observer making the observation.Separate entry option for herdsEnd of flight entry (e.g. airport name, height and altimeter reading).The data are stored on the iPad as a .csv file and can easily be transferred to your computer using iTunes.
What's new in version 1.01
A tropical bug got into the system and is fixed. When custom field was selected, it crashed the app.
ReleaseApril 28, 2015
Date AddedApril 6, 2015
Additional RequirementsCompatible with . iTunes account required.