Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 46, Supplement 1, pp 4–5 | Cite as

Geomorphosites: Concepts, methods and examples of geomorphological survey

  • Mario Panizza


Some fundamental concepts on geosites and particularly on geomorphological assets (geomorphosites) are reviewed and a methodology for their survey and assessment is presented and pointed out. Also, a case study in the province of Modena is presented.


geomorphosite geomorphological asset geosite Modena Italy 


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© Science in China Press 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze della TerraUniversità degli Studi di Modena e Reggio EmiliaModenaItaly

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