Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Geopark, Principles of Scientific Research

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_867

Research in geoparks should serve the three major objectives of protecting the geological heritage and environment, popularising geoscience and fostering sustainable local economic development. Research should also be useful in encouraging the sustainable uses of geological, ecological and cultural resources and improving the geopark management system.

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020