Extending Geoporter’s reach: A volunteer’s view

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Geoporter recently expanded their work to the town of Piedras Blancas, Costa Rica. As a new Geoporter volunteer, this was an incredible opportunity for me to be part of the work Geoporter does.  During my second week interning for Geoporter in Bahia Ballena we drove to the small community of Piedras Blancas to conduct … Continue reading

Mobile data collection to understand tourists during Whale Festival

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Humpback whales are magnificent creatures. In the rural coastal community of Bahia Ballena, Costa Rica, humpback whales from both the northern and southern migrations visit to have their offspring and teach them how to swim. Each September since 2008, the … Continue reading