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Monday, November 2 • 3:40pm - 4:00pm
Using Smartphone Apps and Partnerships to Locate Your Next Barrier Removal Project

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Emily M. Granstaff, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Biologists possess great knowledge of fish barriers across the southeast region. However, most of these data are not compiled or easily accessible in a standardized format. Wouldn’t it be great to capture and review this type of information by simply pulling out your smartphone? By crowdsourcing data collection efforts with the help of existing capacity and mobile technology, we can collect, edit, and share fish barrier data more effectively and efficiently. The resulting product is a spatial database that can be maintained in real time by multiple partners at a low-cost and used by project managers to locate new barrier removal projects. During this session, we will share lessons learned from this approach applied in the Tennessee and Cumberland River basins.

Monday November 2, 2015 3:40pm - 4:00pm EST
Windsor A

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