Nearly three quarters of us in the UK now own a smartphone 1 and over two thirds in the US, 2 and these can do so much more than just make calls. You can either click points on an aerial photo or map or enable GPS and walk the boundary. And That Is Just The Beginning While I've always found it useful to use a voice recorder as a back up to my written client interview notes, it's a challenge to find just where in the recording a particular part of the dialogue resides. MapPad Pro Android is another useful app that allows you to measure the length of a boundary and the area within in two ways. It uses GPS to locate itself and then shows you the path of the sun and moon if you wish on any date you choose. Sun Surveyor Apple and Android offers much more precision.
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There's a good choice of mind mapping apps available now I currently use DroidDia Android and a great project management app called GanttMan Android. Up until now I've used a Sun compass to identify the sun's path through the year and this is a great tool, but it has its limitations. There's even an app that takes the camera and zooms it to provide you with a magnifier - something that can come in useful when trying to identify small creatures.
It uses GPS to locate itself and then shows you the path of the sun and moon if you wish on any date you choose. The School Allotment Project. The phone takes away the need for a separate recorder and Audio-Note Apple and Android makes it even better by time stamping any text you write on the included notepad.
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They're not vulnerable to failing batteries or a poor signal.
Even if I don't have pen, paper and clipboard with me I can now record a lot of what I see and hear on my phone. Other free apps I recommend are Ecological Surveys Androidwhich gives an overview of what they are and how to do them, and Ecological Survey Calendar Android which tells you when not to do work that might disturb the activities of different animals, birds and fish.
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Help spread the permaculture word This allows you to click on any of your written notes later and have the audio jump to the exact point at which you were writing them.
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