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Title From geoheritage to geoparks : case studies from Africa and beyond / Ezzoura Errami, Margaret Brocx, Vic Semeniuk, editors.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2015.

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Series Geoheritage, geoparks and geotourism
Geoheritage, geoparks and geotourism.
Subject Geoparks -- Case studies.
Alt Name Errami, Ezzoura,
Brocx, Margaret,
Semeniuk, Vic,
International Conference on Geoparks in Africa and the Middle East (1st : 2011 : El Jadida, Morocco)
Description 1 online resource (xii, 269 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Note "The book consists mainly of papers presented at the First International Conference on Geoparks in Africa and the Middle East."
Contents Geoheritage and Geoparks in Africa and Middle-East: Challenges and Perspectives -- Geotourism and Geoparks: Africa?s Current Prospects for Sustainable Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation -- Geosites, Sites of Special Scientific Interest, and Potential Geoparks in the Anti-Atlas (Morocco) -- Use of Website and GIS Databases for Enhancement of Geosites in Algeria -- Dinosaur Track Sites in Algeria: A Significant National Geological Heritage in Danger -- Geoparks in China -- Using the Geoheritage Tool-kit to Identify inter-related Geological Features at Various Scales for Designating Geoparks? Case Studies from Western Australia.
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.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed January 30, 2015).
ISBN 9783319107080 (electronic bk.)
3319107089 (electronic bk.)
3319107070 (print)
9783319107073 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-10708-0
OCLC # 900193774
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783319107073

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