NEED - Overview
The NEED project (2008-2010) focused on both environmental education and educational tourism. One aim was to raise environmental awareness amongst the local inhabitants. The project produced study modules and educational materials, which are available on this website. Several new and renewed learning environments based on geo-scientific knowledge were also desinged and produced in the project.
The target areas of the NEED project were
Finland - The Saimaa-Pielinen Lake-system (Finnish Lakeland), with the following visitor centres:
Iceland - Vatnajökull National Park
Norway - Nordland National Park Centre
Ireland - The Burren