From Geoheritage to Geoparks Case Studies from Africa and Beyond

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 a...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Errami, Ezzoura (Editor), Brocx, Margaret (Editor), Semeniuk, Vic (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2015, 2015
Series:Geoheritage, Geoparks and Geotourism, Conservation and Management Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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 Middle East, China , Europe,and Australia. This special issue mainly consists of the proceedings of the First International Conference on Geoparks in Africa and Middle East (FICGAME) held in, El Jadida, Morocco in 2011. The conference, hosted by the Faculty of Sciences of Chouaib Doukkali University, was organized by the African Geoparks Network and the African Association of Women in Geosciences incollaboration with the UNESCO Cairo Office
Physical Description:XII, 269 p. 216 illus., 200 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319107080