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Journal Article
Published: 17 September 2019
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2020) 53 (2): 276–282.
... environment, where an anthropogenically altered geological and hydrogeological environment is used for the needs of tourism. The principal task of a geophysical survey, in this case, is description of semi-homogeneous blocks having almost same physical and geotechnical characteristics in the study area...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP466.17
EISBN: 9781786203786
... is also widely used in the Middle East, China, North America, and northern and eastern Africa and is of crucial importance for the sustainable development of tourism and the economy. Karst aquifers currently supply c. 10% of the global population with drinking water and, in some zones, they are the only...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP466.14
EISBN: 9781786203786
... and meteorological surveys on the surface. Monitoring of the microclimate of the caves focuses on measuring the effects of tourism and monitoring the levels of radon, with the aim of the ensuring the safety of the park’s employees. Ensuring a favourable status for the underground habitats and species is laid down...
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Journal Article
Published: 25 January 2017
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2017) 50 (1): 53–59.
... Republic: two case studies . Journal of Geochemical Exploration , 66 , 299 – 306 . Lamich , D. , Marschalko , M. et al. 2016 . Utilization of engineering geology in geo-tourism: few case studies of subsidence influence on historical churches in Ostrava–Karvina District (Czech Republic...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 September 2016
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2016) 61 (2): 134–147.
... in a civilization that lasted >3000 years (e.g. Romer 1984 ), the West Bank has become a destination of massive tourism. Each of these activities has placed strain on the site, and combined with random natural phenomena such as flash floods, they have resulted in major preservation problems (see overview...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.15
EISBN: 9781862397125
... Abstract Although modern geotourism, as a form of sustainable geoheritage tourism, was only recognized as such in the 1990s, its roots lie in the seventeenth century and the Grand Tour with its domestic equivalents. At that time, a few elite travellers recorded their experiences of landscapes...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.1
EISBN: 9781862397125
... facilitated mobility at an affordable cost for greater numbers of people, and were accompanied by a huge change in the nature and scale of tourism and appreciation of the potential use of the landscape and its natural features for new forms of recreation and enjoyment. Tourism expanded through the rise...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.9
EISBN: 9781862397125
... and resources for tourism, waterfalls continue to appeal to the Romantic traveller and the pleasure-seeking tourist. Increasingly, waterfalls are being threatened by schemes to exploit them, especially for power generation or intensive tourism development. In many parts of the world, this presents a serious...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.4
EISBN: 9781862397125
... weeks of dedicated geological sketching and (geo)tourism. The crater lakes and rock formations sketched by von Guérard are today key features of the Geopark. Although tourism on the Rhine was already flourishing in the 1840s and references to some of the volcanic features in the Gerolstein area can...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.14
EISBN: 9781862397125
... and the hundreds of prints and paintings of the dunes collected by the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam we selected four prints and two paintings that present different types of tourists. For each of the prints of the beach extra information is added on how the specific type of tourism shown links to the geological setting...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.12
EISBN: 9781862397125
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.6
EISBN: 9781862397125
... and influence on landscape (geo)tourism of two local natural history societies between the 1850s and 1950s. Inevitably, with voluminous material available for study and comment, it is necessary to confine analysis to the detail that best underpins a particular matter or viewpoint. Historically this timeframe...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.7
EISBN: 9781862397125
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.13
EISBN: 9781862397125
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.3
EISBN: 9781862397125
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.8
EISBN: 9781862397125
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.11
EISBN: 9781862397125
... (in the broadest sense) visiting Carclaze evolved from the late eighteenth century up to the twentieth century, reflecting the change in their motivation from intellectual enquiry to tourism as a leisure activity. In summary: Carclaze Old Tin Pit attracted many visitors in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.10
EISBN: 9781862397125
... other. The upper Rhône gorge, already famous at the end of the eighteenth century, was drowned under the floodwaters of the Génissiat dam in 1948; only a significant iconography remains of two centuries of (geo)tourism. The Sierroz gorge, close to the spa resort of Aix-les-Bains, became famous after...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.2
EISBN: 9781862397125
... is not new however, and dates back to the end of the eighteenth century. Two areas within the Sudetes are cradles of local nature-based tourism. These are the granite massif of the Karkonosze in the west and the sandstone stepped plateau of Broumov Highland and Stołowe Mountains in the central part...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.5
EISBN: 9781862397125
... by the Loess Research Group of the University of Novi Sad from the late 1990s, who will continue to follow in the footsteps of their predecessors towards better appreciation of loess at the international level. Geotourism is considered to be a contemporary special-interest form of tourism, defined...
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