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iPlover featured in DOI's Newswave

A special edition of the Department of the Interior's quarterly newsletter on ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes activities highlights the work of LCCs, including the North Atlantic LCC-supported iPlover smartphone app.

A new smartphone application developed by U.S. Geological Survey for shorebird scientists is gaining attention as an innovative way to harness ecological data across the region.

With piping plover nesting season underway, the iPlover app is being used across the bird's North Atlantic breeding range to collect habitat data, which immediately feeds into models to will help predict future impacts to plover and other beach-dependent species,

The article "Shorebird Science? iPlover is the app for that" is feature on page 11. Read the full issue of Newswave on the Department of the Interior website.

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