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Multilingual Whale Sighting App Makes Citizens into Scientists

An app developed by ArcGIS allows environmental stewards and researchers to create a survey that they can share with local tour guides, allowing them to contribute to whale tracking and data collection. The app, called Survey123 Connect, is programmable and can be customized to the local needs and researchers’ goals. It was developed for use in the Marino Ballena National Park,

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US Coast Guard Makes Progress on Funding Icebreaker Fleet

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has released a request for proposal (RFP) with matching funding to acquire a new heavy icebreaker vessel intended to be the first of a six-ship installment and the beginning of a robust U.S. icebreaker fleet. Announcing the proposal at the Mar. 1, 2018 State of the Coast Guard address, Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft said it

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