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Geoheritage for Geotourism: Session 2 | 17 April 2023

Geoheritage for Geotourism: Session 2 | 17 April 2023

Geoheritage for Geotourism
17/04/2023 14:00
17/04/2023 15:30
Online Event
Online Event

This event is in the past, but a recording is available here.

How to attend:

​EGS Geoheritage Expert Group is organising a series of webinars about the contribution of geological surveys to geoconservation. The purpose of this series of webinars is to present showcases of activities, initiatives and projects from the European Geological Surveys to contribute to the conservation and proper sustainable management of relevant geological features.

The second webinar was held on 17 April entitled "Geoheritage for Geotourism". A recording of teh webinar and presentiaions can be viewed here. In this session, three keynote speakers addressed the following themes:

The Broken Mountain: Geoheritage related to the Mount Vettore surface faulting, by Elisa Brustia, Italian Geological Survey (ISPRA)

Fulufjället National Park: Why are there so many rocks?, by Linda Wickström, Swedish Geological Survey (SGU)

Threats and opportunities for geological heritage at key tourism sites: examples from the Giant's Causeway World Heritage Site, by Kristin Lemon, British Geological Survey (BGS/GSNI)