Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Geopark, Tourist Safety Planning

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_882

This is a plan for protecting tourists. It includes monitoring, alerting, preventing and controlling the potential dangers caused by geological disasters such as earthquakes, landslides, rockfalls, mudflows, and flooding. They involve designs for cliff and waterfront safety measures and warning systems, accident and emergency rescue plans, forest and building fire prevention and evacuation plans, electronic and safety monitoring systems and management plans for the entire geopark.

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