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Geosciences 2018, 8(6), 197; https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences8060197

Geodiversity Research Methods in Geotourism

Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Szczecin, ul. Mickiewicza 18, 70-383 Szczecin, Poland
Received: 16 April 2018 / Revised: 24 May 2018 / Accepted: 29 May 2018 / Published: 31 May 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Selected Papers from the “14th European Geoparks Conference”)
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With the emerging new approaches in the field of geodiversity, we can get better use of geographic space in geoparks and increase the number of geotourism destinations. Depending on what we want to study in geodiversity, a suitable research method should be adopted. No method is wrong, because various features of objects be examined this manner. In this study, the main objective is to identify and present not only quantitative but also qualitative character of geodiversity issue. Qualitative and quantitative features of objects based on appropriate categorization and their reference to scales, are to designate areas suitable for sustainable geotourism. It is important to develop a methodological approach in line with the chosen objective. The following material is a presentation of the most frequently used methods in the geodiversity of their purposes and use in geotourism. View Full-Text
Keywords: geodiversity; geotourism; methods in geodiversity; sustainable development geodiversity; geotourism; methods in geodiversity; sustainable development
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