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Principles of Geotourism (Reprint) (Paperback) (Anze Chen & Yunting Lu & Young C. Y. Ng)

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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.

Edition: Reprint
Genre: Science, Nature
Series Title: Springer Geography
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Anze Chen & Yunting Lu & Young C. Y. Ng
Language: English
Street Date: November 18, 2016
TCIN: 52000277
UPC: 9783662526170
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-3425
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