Special Issue "Selected Papers from the “14th European Geoparks Conference”"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2018).
Interests: volcanology; geological mapping; thermal waters; geoconservation; geoparks; geotourism
Interests: geotourism and geoparks development, sustainability, impacts and opportunities; cruise ship tourism development, growth and industry impacts; ecotourism planning, development, management and impacts; regional tourism planning and development
Interests: palaeontology; biostratigraphy; palaeoecology; palaeogeography; Jurassic; Iberia; geological heritage; geoconservation; public understanding of science
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The 14th European Geoparks Conference (EGNAZORES2017) will take place at the Azores UNESCO Global Geopark (www.azoresgeopark.com), 7–9 September, 2017, with the theme “Geoparks: Pathways of Sustainable Tourism for Development” (www.egnazores2017.com).
The conference is deeply engaged with the United Nations declaration of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development; thus, contributing to promoting the UNESCO Global Geoparks, collectively, as sustainable tourism destinations, build new links between geoscientists from all over the world developing research on geoconservation with the international tourism market, and raising the profile and visibility of the UNESCO Global Geoparks among the main players in the tourism industry.
The topics to be addressed in the EGNAZORES2017 include:
- Geoparks and sustainable tourism
- Conservation, science and research
- Education, public awareness and communication
- Good practices in geoparks
- Engaging communities and networking
- Aspiring geoparks
Prof. Dr. João Carlos Nunes
Prof. Dr. Maria Helena Henriques
Professor Ross Dowling
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Geosciences is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- sustainable development
- UNESCO Global Geoparks