We request a supplement to the Virginia Coast Long-Term Ecological Research (VCR/LTER) Project (NSF grant DEB-9411974) to support development and maintanence of a high-speed Internet connection to the University of Virginia Coastal Reseach Center (UVACRC) which is the host laboratory for the VCR/LTER Project, to enhance the on-site network of the UVACRC to allow efficient use of the high-speed connection and to enhance the network connections of our Scholastic Long-term Ecological Research (SLTER) partner institution (Northampton County High School) to better support SLTER activties.