Practical Pilot Projects

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The overall aim of these pilots is to share what is learnt within the project partnership and with Geoparks across Europe.

An exchange of knowledge and ideas is vital in developing Geopark conference Ullapool. Copyright Shetland Amenity Trust Geopark conference Ullapool. Copyright Shetland Amenity Trust best practice in the use of new technologies for interpretive activities.  Training workshops during the project will help further this exchange and foster the growth of expertise in this field. 

This website will chart the progress of each of the pilot projects and the lessons learned over the course of the two year project. Further information will be available at the European Geoparks Conference in Arouca Geopark, Portugal, in September 2012.

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Smartphone / GPS (Shetland, Scotland)

Smartphone / GPS (Shetland, Scotland)
A Google Maps based app with audio and visual information about Shetland’s geosites. - More...

Wi-fi / Bluetooth (North Pennines, England)

Wi-fi / Bluetooth (North Pennines, England)
Making visitor information available 24 hours a day - More...

GeoRoute (Chablais, France)

GeoRoute (Chablais, France)
A dedicated on-site communications tool including georouting and virtual itineraries - More...

Digital Table (Veenpark and Stedelijk, Netherlands)

Digital Table (Veenpark and Stedelijk, Netherlands)
A touchscreen table providing information about the story of the Hondsrug area. - More...