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Bringing high-speed internet to the birthplace of Zeus

Answering questions about the origins of Greek culture and athletics are at the heart of the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project in Arcadia, Greece. Collaborative efforts within the R&E networking community have helped make the lives of the many archeologists in the field easier by bringing high-speed internet to the site.

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Understanding the Great White North to Protect the Great White North

ArcticConnect collects data from temperature and dewpoint sensors at research stations throughout the Arctic Circle — including those that provide near-real time data — for visualization, information sharing, and collaborative analysis.

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Asian connectivity growing stronger

Asian connectivity growing stronger

Regions all over the world establish new, dedicated connectivity for research and education, including Asia, where Bhutan and Cambodia now plug into the networks, choosing video conferencing and e-learning to drive local commitment and development.

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EISCAT 3D radar– studying the interaction between Sun and Earth

The Nordic research and education networks are preparing to put a whole new network infrastructure in place for EISCAT 3D, as the powerful new radar is situated in remote northern Scandinavia to assure a minimum of background noise. For the next 35 to 40 years to come, it will be the centerpiece of the international network of instruments monitoring the Earth’s upper atmosphere and space environment.

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How this astronomer looks back in time

How this astronomer looks back in time

Steven Tingay is passionate about designing and building radio telescopes in outback Western Australia and using them to look at the first stars and galaxies.

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Leading the way with virtual language and cultural exchanges

Since 2013, AARNet has been working with the Asia ConneXions program based at the University of New England to connect Australian schools with schools in Korea, Japan, China, Indonesia and India over high-speed networks using high definition video conferencing. “The program’s success lies in its ability to provide participants with a very personal and experiential opportunity to learn about the diversity within and between the countries of the Asia region…”

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Amazon riverbeds as information highways…unlocking education and economic opportunities

Undersea cables are being installed along Amazon riverbeds to deliver connectivity to remote communities, providing access to education and supporting regional development.

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Broadband connection for the world’s northernmost research community

More than 20 countries are present in Ny-Ålesund in the Arctic, operating their own research facilities. The most northerly fibre optic cable system in the world has been installed to ensure that the massive amounts of data produced there can be transferred ”live” to global research networks.

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Connecting students and teachers with the jungles of Panama

Imagine studying the behavior and structure of a rare insect in its Panamanian rain forest environment without ever leaving the classroom. That’s exactly what students who participate in Arizona State University’s (ASU) distance learning programs were able to do.