Links to Geological Heritage Internet Resources

 

GEOLOGICAL HERITAGE IN IRELAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND

Organisations/Programmes

Irish Geological Heritage Programme (GSI) :
Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland : www.mhti.com/
GIS Heritage Data, the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government: http://www.heritagedata.ie/ 
Irish Geological Association (IGA): www.geology.ie/

Sites

Tetrapod Trackway, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry
indigo.ie/%7Ecguiney/dinosaur.html (and links)

Mushroom Rocks in Ireland
www.ucd.ie/envinst/envstud/mushroomstones/index.html

Marble Arch Cave, Florencecourt, Co. Fermanagh
www.marblearchcaves.net/
www.showcaves.com/english/ie/showcaves/MarbleArch.html (and links)
www.caving.ie/events/restricted.php

Copper Coast, Bunmahon, Co. Waterford
www.copper-coast.com/

Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland :
www.giantscausewayofficialguide.com/home.htm
www.unesco.org/whc/sites/369.htm

Museums with geological collections

Trinity College, Dublin, Co. Dublin : www.tcd.ie/Geology/MAIN-PAGE/museum.php
Millmount museum, Drogheda, Co. Louth : www.millmount.net
Galway NUI, Co. Galway : www.nuigalway.ie/eos/museum/museum.html
University College, Cork, Co. Cork : www.ucc.ie/ucc/depts/geology/museum/museum.html
Ulster : www.ulstermuseum.org.uk/fossils/frameset.html


GEOLOGICAL HERITAGE IN EUROPE

Organisations/Programmes

ProGEO (The European Association for the Conservation of the Geological Heritage) : www.sgu.se/hotell/progeo
European GEOPARKS : www.europeangeoparks.org/
Limestone Pavement Action Group : www.limestone-pavements.org.uk/

European Geoparks

Astrobleme Rochechouart-Chassenon, France :
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/pierredelune/historique.htm (in french)
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/eroche.html

Réserve Géologique de Haute Provence, Digne, France :
www.resgeol04.org
(in french)
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/edigne.html (in french)

Vulkaneifel European Geopark, Germany :
www.ngp-ve.de/ (in german)
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/egerol.html

Naturpark Nordlicher Teutoburger Wald Wiehengebirge, Germany :

http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/enord.html

Petrified Forest of Lesvos, Greece :
www.petrifiedforest.gr

http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/elesb.html

Psiloritis Natural Park Crete, Greece :
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/epsilo.html

• Copper Coast Tourism, Ireland :

www.copper-coast.com/
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/ecoper.html

Madonie Natural Park, Sicily, Italy :
www.parcodellemadonie.it/ (in italian)
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/emado.html

Floristella Grottacalda Mining Park, Italy :
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/fgrota2.html
www.roccadicerere.it/RDC/parco/strada.htm
(in italian)

Maestrazgo Cultural Park, Teruel, Spain :
www.europeangeoparks.maestrazgo.org/maestrazgo.htm

http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/emaes.html

Park Natural Cabo de Gata-Nijar, Spain :
www.andalucia.com/environment/protect/cabodegata.htm
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/eacbo.html

Marble Arch Caves and Cuilcagh Mountain Park, UK (Northern Ireland) :
www.marblearchcaves.net/
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/resgeol/eferma.html


Museums with geological collections

Natural History Museum, London, England : www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/collections/index.html
Humboldt Museum, Berlin, Germany :www.museum.hu-berlin.de/
Museum of Natural History, Prague, Czech Republic :www.nm.cz/english/nhm/min_expo.htm


GEOLOGICAL HERITAGE IN THE REST OF THE WORLD

Organisations/Programmes

Geological heritage of UNESCO : www.unesco.org/science/earth/geoparks.shtml

Sites (World Heritage List)

• United States of America (www.nps.gov/)

Grand Canyon National Park : www.nps.gov/grca/ and www.nps.gov/grca/grandcanyon/
Carlsbad Caverns National Park : www.nps.gov/cave/ and www.nps.gov/cave/home.htm
Hawai Volcanoes National Park : www.nps.gov/havo/ and www.nps.gov/havo/home.htm
Mammoth Cave : www.nps.gov/maca/ and www.nps.gov/maca
Yellowstone National Park : www.nps.gov/yell/ and www.nps.gov/yell/home.htm
Yosemite National Park : www.nps.gov/yose/ and www.nps.gov/yose/home.htm

Canada (http://parkscanada.gc.ca/index_e.asp)

Rocky Mountain National Parks : www.nps.gov/romo/
Dinosaur Provincial Park : www.cd.gov.ab.ca/enjoying_alberta/parks/featured/dinosaur/intro.asp and http://whc.unesco.org/sites/71.htm

Australia (www.deh.gov.au/heritage/worldheritage/index.html )

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park : www.gbrmpa.gov.au/
Shark Bay : www.sharkbay.org/
Uluru-Kata Tjuta (Ayers Rock) National Park : www.ea.gov.au/parks/uluru/index.html
Macquarie Island : www.parks.tas.gov.au/macquarie/geology.html
Fossil Mammal Sites of Riversleigh and Naracoorte :http://whc.unesco.org/sites/698.htm and www.deh.gov.au/heritage/worldheritage/sites/fossil/

Slovenia

The Skocjan Caves : http://whc.unesco.org/sites/390.htm and www.park-skocjanske-jame.si/

Hungary and Slovak Republic

The Caves of the Aggtelek Karst : http://whc.unesco.org/sites/725.htm

Northern Ireland

The Giant's Causeway : http://whc.unesco.org/sites/369.htm (and links)

Germany

The Messel Pit Fossil Site : http://whc.unesco.org/sites/720.htm

Museums with geological collections

American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA : http://research.amnh.org/earthplan and www.amnh.org/
The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA : www.si.edu/science_and_technology/