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Geoheritage
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Publisher : Elsevier
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ISBN 10 : 0128095423
Pages : 482 pages
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For the last 20 years there has been a growing interest in the geosciences for topics related to geoheritage: geoconservation, geotourism and geoparks. Geoheritage: Assessment, Protection, and Management is the first and only reference book to cover these main topics as well as the relationship of geoheritage to other subjects such as landscapes, conservation, and tourism. The book also includes methodologies for assessment, mapping, and visualisation, along with case studies and colour images of some of the most important global geosites. This book is an essential resource for geoscientists, park and geopark managers, tourism and regional planning managers, as well as university students interested in geoheritage, geosites, geomorphosites, geoconservation, and geotourism. It also includes critical information on UNESCO’s Global Geoparks, World Heritage and Biosphere Reserve sites, national parks and protected areas in general, land-use planning and nature conservation policies, and in the general contribution of geodiversity for sustainable development. Winner of the 2019 AESE Award for Outstanding Publication Written by a panel of 46 authors from 14 countries in all continents Based on conceptual, methodological, and applied research carried out by academics and practitioners Includes 160 colour images and maps of geoheritage sites Features six case studies from sites in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America

Geoheritage

For the last 20 years there has been a growing interest in the geosciences for topics related to geoheritage: geoconservation, geotourism and geoparks. Geoheritage: Assessment, Protection, and Management is the first and only reference book to cover these main topics as well as the relationship of geoheritage to other subjects such

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The Geoheritage of Hot Springs

The aim of this book is to provide an overview of topics related to the extensive geoheritage of hot springs, their natural environments, and their integration into commercial and industrial functions. The eleven chapters explore aspects of historical and cultural traditions, geology and geochemistry, research updates, conservation issues and of

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In the Footsteps of Darwin  Geoheritage  Geotourism and Conservation in the Galapagos Islands

This book provides the first-ever overview of and guide to the geological setting and related features of the famous, volcanically active Galapagos Islands, as well as an in-depth analysis of the setting’s relationship to the region’s unique and iconic ecology, and its conservation. Further, it provides an introduction

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Geoheritage and Geotourism Resources

This Special Issue outlines the role of geoheritage and geotourism as potential touristic resources of a region. The term “geoheritage” refers to a particular type of natural resources represented by sites of special geological significance, rarity or beauty that are representative of a region and of its geological history, events,

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The Geoheritage of Hot Springs

The aim of this book is to provide an overview of topics related to the extensive geoheritage of hot springs, their natural environments, and their integration into commercial and industrial functions. The eleven chapters explore aspects of historical and cultural traditions, geology and geochemistry, research updates, conservation issues and of

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From Geoheritage to Geoparks

This unique book is dedicated to helping promote geoheritage, geoconservation, and geoparks in Africa and the Middle East. Local, regional, global and thematic case studies including a geoheritage toolkit are used to illustrate the scope and depth of geoheritage and highlight some current geoparks and aspiring candidates in Africa, the

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Geoheritage and Geotourism

Europe's engagement from the late sixteenth century onwards in scientific Earth science inquiry has generated numerous and varied collections of minerals, rocks, and fossils, together with their associated archives, artworks and publications, forming a rich cultural geoheritage held in major private and especially royal and aristocratic collections, museums, universities, archives

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Geoheritage of Volcanic Harrats in Saudi Arabia

This book records the geoheritage values of globally significant, yet little-known, volcanic geosites in Saudi Arabia. It is the first of its kind to focus on the Middle East, clearly showing the hidden geoheritage value of the volcanic Arabian Peninsula’s harrats and demonstrating why the Saudi Arabian volcanic fields

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How the Rock Connects Us

sle Royale and the Keweenaw Peninsula have a rich cultural, industrial, and mining heritage, all connected by their geologic underpinnings. This region is the result of geologic forces during two vastly different periods in time that shaped spectacular landscapes¿the largest lava flow known on Earth, stunning red cliffs of

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Geoheritage of East and Southeast Asia

Download or read online Geoheritage of East and Southeast Asia written by Mohd. Shafeea Leman, published by Unknown which was released on 2008. Get Geoheritage of East and Southeast Asia Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Encyclopedia of Geology

Encyclopedia of Geology, Second Edition presents in six volumes state-of-the-art reviews on the various aspects of geologic research, all of which have moved on considerably since the writing of the first edition. New areas of discussion include extinctions, origins of life, plate tectonics and its influence on faunal provinces, new

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Global Geographical Heritage  Geoparks and Geotourism

Download or read online Global Geographical Heritage Geoparks and Geotourism written by R. B. Singh, published by Springer Nature which was released on 2021-10-23. Get Global Geographical Heritage Geoparks and Geotourism Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Landscapes and Landforms of Italy

The book deals with the most striking landscapes and landforms of Italy. Attention is given to landform diversity and landscape evolution through time which has been controlled by very diverse geological conditions and dramatic climate changes that have characterized the Italian peninsula and islands since the end of the last

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Global geoheritage   international significance and biodiversity values

Download or read online Global geoheritage international significance and biodiversity values written by Bärbel Vogel,Kyung Sik Woo,Ralf Grunewald,Roger Crofts,Gisela Stolpe, published by Unknown which was released on 2018. Get Global geoheritage international significance and biodiversity values Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Handbook of Geotourism

Ross K. Dowling and David Newsome present an original, substantial and much-needed contribution to the field to further our understanding of geotourism in theory and practice. This Handbook defines, characterizes and explores the subject through a range of international perspectives and case studies, identifying geotourism as a rapidly emerging form

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