Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Principles of Tourism Earth Science

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1937

This book was written by Jianrong Xin and was published by China University of Geosciences Press in 2006. It is divided into 15 chapters, which discuss the concepts, development and research missions of tourism earth science; the classification of tourism earth science resources; the spatiotemporal background and geological environment of nature-based tourism resources; the geological processes of natural landscape formation; the geological characteristics of cultural tourism resources; development and evaluation systems; classification of tourism destinations, spatial structure and tourism zoning; tourism environmental protection and ecotourism; and geoparks and their action plans.

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