In recent times, two terms, which are being used more and more frequently have been introduced into scientific nomenclature: Geoheritage (cf. Reynard and Brilha 2018 and references therein) and Geodiversity (cf. Gray 2013, 2018 and Najwer and Zwoliński 2014 and references therein). The concept of geoheritage was introduced in the 1970s (cf. Martini 1994), whereas geodiversity has been recognised as a concept worth investigating from the 1990s onwards (e.g. Wiedenbein 1993; Sharples 1995) but several recent attempts have been made to properly define and assess it (cf. Zwoliński et al. 2018 and references therein). Since their appearance, both concepts have aroused strong interest and debate, not only of researchers in Earth Sciences but also of experts in biology (e.g. Parks and Mulligan 2010; Hjort et al. 2012), spatial planning (e.g. Poiraud et al. 2016; Gordon et al. 2018; Bruschi and Coratza 2018 and references therein), general tourism (cf. Newsome and Dowling 2018 and reference therein) as well as national geotourism (e.g. Asrat et al. 2008 for Ethiopia and Migoń 2012 for Poland and references therein) and cultural heritage (e.g. Margottini 2007; Přikryl and Torok 2010; Coratza et al. 2016; Reynard et al. 2017), especially those interested in integrated and interdisciplinary approaches. This increase in awareness is testified within scientific circles by the numerous scientific conferences, workshops and sessions on geoheritage and geodiversity issues organised during the last two decades. Worthy of note is the increasing success from 2013 of the joint session on geoheritage and geodiversity in the European Geosciences Union General Assembly, which demonstrates the importance of heritage issues to the geoscience community.
|Data di pubblicazione:||2018|
|Titolo:||Geodiversity and Geoheritage: Crossing Disciplines and Approaches|
|Autore/i:||Coratza, Paola; Reynard, Emmanuel; Zwoliński, Zbigniew|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1007/s12371-018-0333-9|
|Codice identificativo ISI:||WOS:000450523000001|
|Codice identificativo Scopus:||2-s2.0-85056701147|
|Citazione:||Geodiversity and Geoheritage: Crossing Disciplines and Approaches / Coratza, Paola; Reynard, Emmanuel; Zwoliński, Zbigniew. - In: GEOHERITAGE. - ISSN 1867-2477. - 10:4(2018), pp. 525-526.|
|Tipologia||Articolo su rivista|
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