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The principles of geotourism

Author: Anze Chen; Yunting Lu; Young C Y Ng
Publisher: Heidelberg [Germany] : Springer ; Beijing [China] : Science Press, [2015]
Series: Springer geography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book introduces tourism earth-science as a new scientific discipline by applying the principles of earth-science in the study of natural and human tourism resources. It involves studying the geo-scientific characteristics of these tourism resources through surveys, evaluation and aesthetic value assessment. It also discusses about the principles behind geopark establishment and management. It is an important  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anze Chen; Yunting Lu; Young C Y Ng
ISBN: 9783662466971 366246697X 3662466961 9783662466964
OCLC Number: 908762916
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Research Objects, Tasks and Historical Development of Tourism --
Role of Tourism Earthscience in Tourism Development --
Basic Formation Conditions of Natural Tourism Resources --
Earthscientific Formation Conditions of Cultural Tourism Resources --
Earthscientific Characteristics of Tourism Resources --
Principles of Aesthetic Appreciation of Sceneries --
Survey and Evaluation of Tourism Resources --
Tourism Development Planning --
Protection of Tourism Resources and Tourism Environments --
Geopark --
Prospects of Tourism Earthscience.
Series Title: Springer geography.
Responsibility: Anze Chen, Yunting Lu, Young C.Y. Ng.

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The book introduces tourism earth-science as a new scientific discipline by applying the principles of earth-science in the study of natural and human tourism resources.  Read more...

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