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This page contains links to Federally-sponsored and non-profit mobile applications that may be of interest to the Federal environmental community. Mobile applications are those tools and information resources that have been specifically developed for your mobile devices, such as smartphone, tablet, or other Internet-connected hand-held device.

If you have a mobile app that you think might be of interest to the Federal community and would like to share it with us, please email your idea to fedcentermgr2@fedcenter.gov.


Please select from the categories above or scroll through the lists of mobile applications below.


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Find alternative fueling stations near an address or ZIP code or along a route in the United States. Enter a state to see a station count. Fuels addressed include: biodiesel, compressed natural gas, electric, ethanol, hydrogen, liquified natural gas, and liquified petroleum gas.
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Air Emissions
The AIRNow mobile application provides you real-time air quality information that you can use to protect your health when planning your day. You can get location-specific reports on current air quality and air quality forecasts for both ozone and fine particle pollution (PM2.5). Air quality maps from the AIRNow website provide visual depictions of current and forecast air quality nationwide, and a page on air quality-related health effects explains what actions people can take to protect their health at different AQI levels, such as "code orange."
Obtain information on greenhouse gas emissions, annual petroleum use, and the EPA Smog Score for particular vehicle model years, makes, models, and engines. New and used vehicles are included.
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WISER is a system designed to assist emergency responders in hazardous material incidents. WISER provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice.
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Climate Change/Greenhouse Gases
View stunning visualizations of climate change data from NASA's Earth satellites on a 3-D model of Earth that can be rotated and manipulated for an all-encompassing view of our world's vital stats. Choose from extensive visual datamaps including sea level, ozone, carbon dioxide and water vapor to monitor and study climate patterns across the planet.
Obtain information on greenhouse gas emissions, annual petroleum use, and the EPA Smog Score for particular vehicle model years, makes, models, and engines. New and used vehicles are included.
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Drinking Water
This app connects people and their utilities on the mobile devices they use everyday. Their mobile and web applications help water utilities and their customers save water, save money and save time. Not every county in the U.S. is connected in Dropcountr at this time.
H2O Tracker is a water conservation game that helps you estimate water use in and around your house so you can conserve, save money and earn points toward prizes! Track your water use and score! Want to know the dos and don'ts during a drought? H2O Tracker will help you know exactly what restrictions are in place for each drought stage. It will also help you learn about snowpack and reservoir levels and why they are critical to our drinking supply.
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This calculator is designed to instantly give you an estimated annual cost savings based on the average kilowatts per hour your state charges.
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High Performance Buildings
This app is primarily for the home builder and verifier partner in the field at new home construction sites. Users will see EPA's Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications and enter and complete the Verification Checklist via their mobile device
This app provides you with a "one-stop shop" for accessing guidance from EPA's IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit with proven strategies for specifically addressing important issues such as ventilation, cleaning and maintenance, environmental asthma triggers, radon, and integrated pest management. Whether you are developing, sustaining or reinvigorating your IAQ management program, this tool will help you identify and prioritize IAQ improvements district-wide.
This GSA app delivers valuable sustainable building and workplace design guidance from its Sustainable Facilities Tool.
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Hazardous Materials
Designed to help the general public find information about all of the EPA-registered products to repel mosquitoes, ticks, or both.
Designed for the general public and applicators who need to access pesticide labels on mobile devices, this app complements EPA's computer-based Pesticide Product Label System. Users can search for pesticide products by name, use site, type of pest, EPA Registration Number, registrant, or by using a combination of these search terms.
An EPA website that displays nearby facilities regulated under federal environmental laws.
Designed for the general public as they search for pest control solutions, this app brings together product search functions and new pest control information in an easy-to-understand format. Users can find ways to control pests without pesticides using a strategy called integrated pest management (IPM). They can also view product formulations, ingredients, signal words, and pests controlled.
Designed for one-click dialing! Users can find contact information on pest control, reporting pesticide incidents, applicator licensing, pesticide disposal, and much more.
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Hazardous Waste
This app is a tool to help hazardous waste generators comply with the requirement to conduct and document hazardous waste determinations.
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Identify mammals of North America with quality photos, in-depth descriptions, mammal sounds, sketches of scat and tracks, range maps and more. Advanced search functions in this essential guide allow you to search mammals by shape, color, habitat, region or size.
In-depth descriptions of over 720 butterflies and 760 birds found in North America. Over 6,000 color photographs detailing each species. A detailed reference section, which includes searching many parts of a butterfly. A library of over 2,300 bird songs and calls. With new search features, now you can identify birds by wing shape, locomotion, song type, song pattern, and likelihood by month, within state and province.
Includes 771 species and contains the most complete species descriptions updated to the latest AOU checklist, with extensive details on behavior, habitat, life history, nesting times, number of eggs, nest location, bird family info, similar species, find a bird by shape, and family.
Identify 716 North American trees. Whether on the trail or in your backyard this app will help you ID leaves, bark, cones, needles, fruits, flowers, and more. Get up-to-date and authroitative species information, brilliant color photos, detailed rangemaps, habitat information on hundreds of cedars, maples, oaks, pines and others.
This app will enhance accurate and timely reporting of stranded marine mammals in the Southeastern U.S.
This app invites you to visit and learn about our planet's terrestrial landscapes, oceans and seas, frozen ice caps, atmosphere and clouds, geologic terrains, topography, nautical charts, natural hazards, human impacts, and many other earth and environmental science topics as you travel and explore with your finger.
This is a national web-based mapping system for documenting invasive species distribituion. Does not require GIS experience.
Learn the condition of local stream, lakes, and other water anywhere in the U.S. See if your local waterway was checked for pollution, what was found, and what is being done.
This is an USGS Web application where you can view aerial photographs and help classify them. USGS is looking for online volunteers to classify photos taken before and after Hurricane Sandy, and particularly targeting people with different kinds of coastal expertise, disaster skills, and volunteer interests.
Designed to help the general public find information about all of the EPA-registered products to repel mosquitoes, ticks, or both.
This mobile app is used to identify and Report Invasive Animals and Plants in Florida. IveGot1 is an integrated invasive species reporting and outreach campaign for Florida that includes the app, a website with direct access to invasive species reporting and a hotline 1-888-IVEGOT1 for instant reports of live animals.
Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution. This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.
The Marine Beach Sanitary Survey App is based on the routine marine beach sanitary survey form. This survey provides managers of marine beaches with a technically sound and consistent approach to identify pollution sources and share information. To use the app to complete the routine marine sanitary survey form, EPA provides two options for viewing the survey with your tablets.
Enables users to both provide data on debris in local waterways and coastlines and see data entered by others.
This app is used to document invasive plant occurrences in the mid-Atlantic region for the purposes of early detection, improved management and better coordination. The current focus is on invasive plants, but additional invasive insects and diseases have been included in this app. The region includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
This app provides a means of reporting new sightings of select invasive species. MRWC-EDDMapS focuses on species that are new or potential new invaders to the seven Coalition states (Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Kansas), as well as five other western states (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and Utah).
Designed for the general public and applicators who need to access pesticide labels on mobile devices, this app complements EPA's computer-based Pesticide Product Label System. Users can search for pesticide products by name, use site, type of pest, EPA Registration Number, registrant, or by using a combination of these search terms.
Designed for the general public and applicators who need to access pesticide labels on mobile devices, this app complements EPA's computer-based Pesticide Product Label System. Users can search for pesticide products by name, use site, type of pest, EPA Registration Number, registrant, or by using a combination of these search terms.
Learn all about North American fungi in Audubon Mushrooms. Our mobile app highlights each species with stunning photography and extensive descriptions. Identify mushrooms and fungi using the advanced search function, with fields including shape, cap shape, cap texture, color, gill stalk attachment, habitat, month, region, size, spore bearing surface, stalk cap attachment and stalk shape.
Identify Trees by a series of 15 questions and answers or by structure View over 1500 full color digital images of each trees leaf/needle, bark, fruit or profile. Browse all species by Genus. View range maps for each tree. Consult scientific drawings for comparison of a trees leaf/needle. Full in depth descriptions of leaf/needle measurements, shapes, fruit and bark.
Insect repellents can help reduce your risk of getting a disease caused by mosquitoes or ticks. Repellents can be used when you are planning to be outdoors, whether you are within the United States or traveling in another country. This mobile website to allows you find protection times for various mosquito and tick repellents.
This app helps you discover the places where you can experience the Bay region's beauty, history, and heritage firsthand. Find and visit places by activity, trail name, or type of site.
Through this app, users can purchase and download professionally created Forest Service maps that are stored on their devices. They can use the maps based on their location when GPS is available. The maps also will allow users to measure distance and area, find coordinates, open a current view in Google maps, plot place marks, add notes, enter their own data and add photos as attributes. Almost 700 Forest Service maps are available through the app. The app works on iPhones (3GS or newer) and iPads with WiFi+3G. It also works with Android 4 or newer operating systems on devices with at least 1 gigabyte of memory.
Designed for the general public as they search for pest control solutions, this app brings together product search functions and new pest control information in an easy-to-understand format. Users can find ways to control pests without pesticides using a strategy called integrated pest management (IPM). They can also view product formulations, ingredients, signal words, and pests controlled.
Designed for one-click dialing! Users can find contact information on pest control, reporting pesticide incidents, applicator licensing, pesticide disposal, and much more.
This app provides an extensive electronic species ID guide complete with information on biology, habitat (including maps), conservation, as well as guidelines for viewing marine mammals in the wild. The app includes illustrations and photos for over 40 marine mammal species found in the Southeast U.S.
This mobile app provides GPS based, real-time access to USDA-NRCS soil survey data, formatted for mobile devices. This application retrieves graphical summaries of soil types associated with the user's current geographic location. Images are linked to detailed information on the named soils. The app is available for iPhone and Android users, and Google Maps and Google Earth also interface with this application.
This app is used to report sightings of invasive plants and other invasive pests in the Southeastern U.S., to better assess the extent of infestations and hopefully eradicate new infestations before they become huge problems (such as kudzu).
A guide to the most common North American and European trees on your iPhone and iPad.
Virginia Tech Tree Identification brings the award winning Virginia Tech digital dendrology material to your iPhone or Android smart phone. It contains fact sheets for 969 woody plants from all over North America with an in depth description, range map and thousands of color images of leaves, flowers, fruit, twigs, bark and form. Users can narrow the species list for any location in North America using the phone's GPS, network signal or any entered address or zip code. The list can be further filtered by keyword or tree attribute.
This Arbor Day app provides a step-by-step approach to identify more than 250 trees in the U.S. and Canada.
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EPA developed the National Stormwater Calculator (SWC) to help support local, state, and national stormwater management objectives and regulatory efforts to reduce runoff through infiltration and retention using green infrastructure practices as low impact development controls. It is designed to be used by anyone interested in reducing runoff from a property, including site developers, landscape architects, urban planners, and homeowners. It can be used for any location within the United States, including Puerto Rico.
This free UCONN mobile app is designed to help you properly install a rain garden at your home, office, or job site. Through video tutorials, diagrams, text, and tools, the App guides you through determining the size and placement of your garden, selecting plants, digging and planting your garden, and maintaining your garden. It also includes tools for determining your soil type, measuring the size of the area that will drain to your garden, and managing multiple rain garden projects.
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This mobile app helps you find recycling locations near you. Find address and contact information, get directions, and make your own personalized list so that recycling is a breeze.
This app is an easy and accessible way to get people plugged into local recycling opportunities. iRecycle provides access to more than 1.5 million ways to recycle plus the latest in green news and ideas to match your lifestyle.
This app allows you to locate and report illegal dumps in your neighborhood, your city or anywhere else in the world.
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This mobile app helps you find recycling locations near you. Find address and contact information, get directions, and make your own personalized list so that recycling is a breeze.
This app connects people and their utilities on the mobile devices they use everyday. Their mobile and web applications help water utilities and their customers save water, save money and save time. Not every county in the U.S. is connected in Dropcountr at this time.
This mobile version contains the same key functions and features as the full version of EJSCREEN, but in a more compact, easily accessible format. EJSCREEN is an environmental justice mapping and screening tool that provides EPA with a nationally consistent dataset and approach for combining environmental and demographic indicators. EJSCREEN users choose a geographic area; the tool then provides demographic and environmental information for that area.
H2O Tracker is a water conservation game that helps you estimate water use in and around your house so you can conserve, save money and earn points toward prizes! Track your water use and score! Want to know the dos and don'ts during a drought? H2O Tracker will help you know exactly what restrictions are in place for each drought stage. It will also help you learn about snowpack and reservoir levels and why they are critical to our drinking supply.
This app is an easy and accessible way to get people plugged into local recycling opportunities. iRecycle provides access to more than 1.5 million ways to recycle plus the latest in green news and ideas to match your lifestyle.
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Transportation
Find alternative fueling stations near an address or ZIP code or along a route in the United States. Enter a state to see a station count. Fuels addressed include: biodiesel, compressed natural gas, electric, ethanol, hydrogen, liquified natural gas, and liquified petroleum gas.
Save money on gas while helping the environment by carticipating with friends, family, groups, or co-workers. Coordinate driving plans, carpool, or a ride share by indicating where you are going, when, and post your ride. We will match you to local carticipants going your way.
With the ChargePoint App, EV drivers can navigate, access, and charge at any electric vehicle charging station.
Obtain information on greenhouse gas emissions, annual petroleum use, and the EPA Smog Score for particular vehicle model years, makes, models, and engines. New and used vehicles are included.
Locate truck stops with electrification sites.
This is a free application for iOS, Android, and web that allows users to find charging stations and connect with other plug-in vehicle owners.
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This free UCONN mobile app is designed to help you properly install a rain garden at your home, office, or job site. Through video tutorials, diagrams, text, and tools, the App guides you through determining the size and placement of your garden, selecting plants, digging and planting your garden, and maintaining your garden. It also includes tools for determining your soil type, measuring the size of the area that will drain to your garden, and managing multiple rain garden projects.
This app calculates NPDES effluent limitations according to the method in the USEPA document entitled, "Technical Support Document For Water Quality-based Toxics Control." The app presents the USEPA Water Quality Criteria as a reference. There are three sections that calculate Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) limits, Chemical specific limits, and values for use in a reasonable potential analysis.
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Last Updated: February 04, 2019