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Geoheritage, Geoparks and Geotourism

La Garrotxa Volcanic Field of Northeast Spain

Case Study of Sustainable Volcanic Landscape Management

Editors: Martí, Joan, Planagumà, Llorenç (Eds.)

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  • First comprehensive summary of the La Garrotxa geopark
  • Describes educational programs and outreach
  • Shows successful management of geoheritage, which can be applied to other areas
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This informative book takes readers on an enjoyable journey through the La Garrotxa volcanoes. In addition to a general description of the main geological and volcano logical values of the region, it also provides a detailed account of the history of the region, its biological diversity, and its cultural heritage including architecture, folklore and gastronomy. La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone was declared a Natural Park in 1982 to protect the numerous sites of special interest that are found in this region. The Natural Park has been pioneering in many initiatives aimed at preserving the landscape and natural values and promoting awareness of the area within the community. An important part of this book is dedicated to the insights into the educational programs and outreach developed to disseminate the main values of this region. It shows how sustainable tourism has been implemented and the management plan that has been designed to preserve such important natural and cultural values. Including local experts’ views on the topics covered, this book will appeal to a general audience interested not only in visiting the area but also in gaining insights into an example of geoheritage and geoconservation that has successfully integrated of education, tourism, planning and environmental management.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-42080-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-42078-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-82495-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
La Garrotxa Volcanic Field of Northeast Spain
Book Subtitle
Case Study of Sustainable Volcanic Landscape Management
Editors
  • Joan Martí
  • Llorenç Planagumà
Series Title
Geoheritage, Geoparks and Geotourism
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-42080-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-42080-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-42078-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-82495-6
Series ISSN
2363-765X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 136
Number of Illustrations
94 illustrations in colour
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