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Portable Networks and Specialised Fieldwork Applications

  • Derek FranceEmail author
  • W. Brian Whalley
  • Alice Mauchline
  • Victoria Powell
  • Katharine Welsh
  • Alex Lerczak
  • Julian Park
  • Robert Bednarz
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Abstract

In this chapter we bring together some fieldwork-related ‘extras’ that are technological but not directly related to iPads or tablet technologies. Through case study examples the potential of local wireless networks are considered as well as a range of specialist apps to support student fieldwork recording and measurement.

Keywords

Local wireless network Field network system Remote fieldwork Fieldwork apps Field photography 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Derek France
    • 1
    Email author
  • W. Brian Whalley
    • 2
  • Alice Mauchline
    • 3
  • Victoria Powell
    • 1
  • Katharine Welsh
    • 1
  • Alex Lerczak
    • 1
  • Julian Park
    • 4
  • Robert Bednarz
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Geography and International DevelopmentUniversity of ChesterChesterUK
  2. 2.Department of GeographyUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  3. 3.School of Agriculture, Policy and DevelopmentUniversity of ReadingReadingUK
  4. 4.School of Agriculture, Policy and DevelopmentUniversity of ReadingReadingUK
  5. 5.Department of GeographyTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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