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The Principles of Geotourism [electronic resource] / by Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C.Y. Ng.

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dc.contributor.author Chen, Anze. author.
dc.contributor.author Lu, Yunting. author.
dc.contributor.author Ng, Young C.Y. author.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-02T15:57:41Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-02T15:57:41Z
dc.date.created 2015.
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.isbn 9783662466971
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/23209
dc.description XXIII, 264 p. 7 illus.
dc.description.abstract 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.
dc.description.tableofcontents Research Objects, Tasks and Historical Development of Tourism -- Role of Tourism Earthscience in Tourism Development -- Basic Formation Conditions of Natural Tourism Resources -- Earthscientific Formation Conditions of Cultural Tourism Resources -- Earthscientific Characteristics of Tourism Resources -- Principles of Aesthetic Appreciation of Sceneries -- Survey and Evaluation of Tourism Resources -- Tourism Development Planning -- Protection of Tourism Resources and Tourism Environments -- Geopark -- Prospects of Tourism Earthscience.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2015.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer Geography, 2194-315X
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer Geography, 2194-315X
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-46697-1
dc.subject Geography.
dc.subject Tourism.
dc.subject Management.
dc.subject Geotechnical engineering.
dc.subject Physical geography.
dc.subject Nature conservation.
dc.subject Geography.
dc.subject World Regional Geography (Continents, Countries, Regions).
dc.subject Geotechnical Engineering & Applied Earth Sciences.
dc.subject Nature Conservation.
dc.subject Tourism Management.
dc.subject.ddc 910 23
dc.subject.lcc G113-138.5
dc.subject.other Earth and Environmental Science (Springer-11646)
dc.title The Principles of Geotourism [electronic resource] / by Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C.Y. Ng.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-662-46697-1
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-662-46697-1
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
dc.format.rda text file PDF


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