A Whale of an App!
CCOM/JHC researchers Kurt Schwehr and Roland Arsenault are part of a multi-organization team that has developed an iPad/iPhone app that helps mariners avoid collision with endangered right whales along the east coast of the United States.
Read the NOAA press release here>>
Download the free app from the iTunes store here>>
Get more information on Whale Alert and the groups responsible for its development here>>
National Geographic's News Watch blog has a post about the app. Read "Weird & Wild: New App Tracks Rare Whales with iPhone and iPad" here>>
The UNH Media Relations press release, "Protecting Whales? Thanks to UNH, There's an App for That," is available here>>
(Image provided by NOAA.)