This journal details all aspects of our global geoheritage, both in situ and portable. It examines conservation of sites and materials--use, protection and practical heritage management--as well as its interpretation through education, training and tourism.

The journal covers all aspects of geoheritage and its protection. Key topics include:

- Identification, characterization, quantification and management of geoheritage

- Integration of biodiversity and geodiversity in nature conservation and land-use policies

- Geological heritage, sustainable development, community action, practical initiatives and tourism

- Geoparks: creation, management and outputs

- Conservation in the natural world, Man-made and natural impacts, climate change;

- Geotourism definitions, methodologies, and case studies

- Pedagogical use of geological heritage: publications, teaching media, trails, centers, on-site museums.

  • Details all aspects of our global geoheritage, both in situ and portable
  • Examines conservation of sites and materials as well as its interpretation through education, training and tourism
  • Covers all aspects of geoheritage and its protection

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42,054 (2018)

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  1. Current Contents/Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences
  2. EBSCO Discovery Service
  3. EMBiology
  4. Gale
  5. Gale Academic OneFile
  6. GeoRef
  7. Geobase
  8. Google Scholar
  9. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  10. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
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  15. ProQuest Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database
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  17. ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection
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  20. SCImago
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