Marine Debris Tracker
The app is a tool for any citizen, citizen scientists, and scientists. Although this project started in the USA, data for around the world is uploaded to and analyzed by the University of Georgia. The debris location through the GPS on your mobile device and you input the items you collect in the categories provided. The data is uploaded to the Marine Debris Tracker Website for viewing and download later. There is more than one list to chose from. For ease of data input, the default list has 7 general categories each with its own sub-list of items. For instructions on how to use the app and record your data accurately, please go to http://www.marinedebris.engr.uga.edu/tracking/ You can also post to social media directly from the app.
Making the app available in more languages. We would like to add “footwear” (thongs, flip-flops, sandals, tennis shoes, etc.) for the Asia-Pacific region.