What is AppEAR?
AppEAR is a citizen science project to learn and contribute with the study of aquatic environments.
With our app you can learn, discover and play while you contribute with science!
All data collected by users are visible through our website, where you can see in real time the status of rivers, streams, lakes and estuaries!
How does it work?
1. Download AppEAR and register
You can use your Android tablet or cellphone.
2. Find a site
Next to a river, stream, lake or estuary, take your device with you!
3. Find your position
With the GPS device, or look it up in a map on the screen
4. Answer the questions
They’re easy, they won’t take long!
5. Take some photos
Up to 4 photos, the more you take the more points you’ll win!
6. Send your results
Directly from your device. No internet in the field? No problem, they will be saved in the device for when you return home.
7. Win points!!!
Contribute to science and be on our user ranking!
The citizen scientist with the highest score so far
Top 5 citizen scientists
Participate with your school
Students from the same school can gather points for their institution!