Provide distance learning in under connected locations such as rural areas and inner cities.
Link field research to campus computers and laboratories and collaborators worldwide.
Link field instruction and demonstrations to campus classrooms.
Link field activities to remote databases, eg via PDAs.
Special events, conferences, fairs, etc.
Remote monitoring of construction projects .
Some Actual Applications National Farm Progress Show rural Iowa, Sept 2002 Distance Learning Conference Worthington, Ohio October 2002 Kentuckyana Cattle Auction rural Kentucky, February 2003 Lewis and Clark Re-enactment Pennsylvania to Oregon and back 2003-2006 Ladysmith, WI school district. Wolf migration. Stark Co, OH Parks District. Nature programs from parks. Stark Co, OH Education District. Erie Canal studies.
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