The need for environmental education at several levels in society is discussed. The paper describes the role of the Environment Agency in the UK and outlines its responsibilities with respect to education. A brief description of the concept of virtual reality is provided together with an overview of some available tools. The possible application and subsequent benefits of employing virtual reality techniques to education related to environmental issues is discussed.
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Research Article| December 01 1998
Virtual reality - a role in environmental engineering education?
Water Sci Technol (1998) 38 (11): 303–310.
Adrian Barraclough, Ian Guymer; Virtual reality - a role in environmental engineering education?. Water Sci Technol 1 December 1998; 38 (11): 303–310. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.1998.0481
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