Our favourite coastal fieldwork app is Theodolite. The app allows you to annotate pictures, calculate angles, identify compass directions and much more. There’s 40% of at the moment so for £5.99 it is worth buying. You can download it here:
Download a clinometer app to calculate the angle of slope on a beach. iLevel Lite is a free app available here:
SeeLevel – Visual Clinometer – https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/seelevel-visual-clinometer/id333213338?mt=8
Rotating Sphere Clinometer –
Skitch is a great app for annotating photographs, maps and webpages. It’s also free!
iGeology – Interactive geological mapping of the UK
A note taking tool for iPhone/iPad to take with you on the road: locate your position using GPS and view a satellite map of the location, take notes, collect photographs all in geo-referenced format. Then transmit this information via e-mail as a kmz or text to any destination. Makes geo-referenced data sharing and collection a snap for those on the go.
Use the Polldaddy app to collect survey data and do quizzes in the field — no need for an internet connection.
Voice recording app that can be used to record interviews.
Apps for measuring height above sea level:
Make sure you have a weather app installed to check conditions before your fieldtrip.
The coast can be a very hazardous environment. Make sure you plan your fieldwork around the tides.
My Tide Times