Made-in-Ottawa app helps volunteers keep watch over river - Ottawa - CBC News

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By Giacomo Panico, CBC News Ottawa, June 14, 2016

Volunteer ecologists who help keep watch over the Ottawa River have started using a locally developed app to record and share their observations in a central database.

The app, developed by Ottawa-based non-profit Water Rangers, allows anyone with a smartphone to submit measurements such as water temperature, as well as observations about pollution, wildlife sightings and invasive species.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/water-ranger-app-ottawa-river-volunteers-1.3634263