The Hong Kong underwater robot challenge

Bradbeer, Robin (2008) The Hong Kong underwater robot challenge. In: Mechatronics and machine vision in practice. Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 17-25. ISBN 978--3-540-74026-1

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Abstract

The aims of the project were:
- To introduce technological concepts into marine environment and conservation education programmes.
- To publicise the work currently being carried out by WWF and City University of Hong Kong in this area.
- To enhance the awareness of Hong Kong teachers and students to marine conservation
- To provide a platform for design and technology students to partake in a practical design exercise with observable objectives.
- To promote the development of technical, problem solving, critical thinking, and teamwork skills


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2008 Springer-Verlag. Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2014 01:35
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2016 02:55
Uncontrolled Keywords: marine environment; education; conservation; underwater robots
Fields of Research : 05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050203 Environmental Education and Extension
09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090602 Control Systems, Robotics and Automation
06 Biological Sciences > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930103 Learner Development
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-74027-8_2
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/19020

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