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The Principles of Geotourism

  • Anze Chen
  • Yunting Lu
  • Young C.Y. Ng

Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C. Y. Ng
    Pages 25-38
  3. Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C. Y. Ng
    Pages 39-78
  4. Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C. Y. Ng
    Pages 79-109
  5. Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C. Y. Ng
    Pages 111-129
  6. Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C. Y. Ng
    Pages 131-150
  7. Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C. Y. Ng
    Pages 151-183
  8. Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C. Y. Ng
    Pages 185-209
  9. Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C. Y. Ng
    Pages 211-222
  10. Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C. Y. Ng
    Pages 223-252
  11. Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C. Y. Ng
    Pages 253-261
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 263-264

About this book

Introduction

The book introduces tourism earth-science as a new scientific discipline by applying the principles of earth-science in the study of natural and human tourism resources. It involves studying the geo-scientific characteristics of these tourism resources through surveys, evaluation and aesthetic value assessment. It also discusses about the principles behind geopark establishment and management. It is an important publication providing direction for geopark and tourism developments in China. The book is a tool for geological heritage survey, assessment and research. It can also be used to assist planning of geopark, national parks, heritage protection and scientific interpretation. It is a valuable teaching material for teachers and students of geoscience and tourism as well as providing useful guidance for geopark managers and tour guides in their operation. In addition, the book also offers scientific knowledge of the surrounding natural and cultural landscapes to the public and the general visitors.

Keywords

Geopark Geotourism Tourism Earth-science Tourism Planning Tourism Resources

Authors and affiliations

  • Anze Chen
    • 1
  • Yunting Lu
    • 2
  • Young C.Y. Ng
    • 3
  1. 1.Chinese Academy of Geologi­cal SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of GeographyBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.Suite 1001-1003, 10th FloorManulife Provident Funds PlaceHong KongChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-46697-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg and Science Press Ltd. 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-46696-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-46697-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-315X
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-3168
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