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.


Target areas

The target areas of the NEED project were

Finland - The Saimaa-Pielinen Lake-system (Finnish Lakeland), with the following visitor centres:

* Finnish Stone Centre
* Koli National Park
* Leivonmäki National Park
* Linnansaari National Park

Iceland - Vatnajökull National Park

Norway - Nordland National Park Centre

Ireland - The Burren