The History of Geoconservation - Special Publication no 300 by Geological Society Publishing House

By Geological Society Publishing House

This e-book is the 1st to explain the background of geoconservation. It attracts on event from the united kingdom, Europe and extra afield, to discover subject matters together with: what's geoconservation; the place, whilst and the way did it begin; who was once dependable; and the way has it differed the world over? Geological and geomorphological beneficial properties, methods, websites and specimens, supply a source of enormous clinical and academic significance. additionally they shape the basis for the numerous and outstanding landscapes that support outline nationwide and native identification in addition to a few of the nice tourism locations. Mankind's actions, together with contributing to stronger weather swap, pose many threats to this source: the significance of safeguarding and handling it for destiny generations is now greatly authorized as a part of sustainable improvement. Geoconservation is a longtime and becoming job internationally, with extra members and a better profile than ever sooner than. This quantity highlights a heritage of demanding situations, set-backs, successes and visionary contributors and offers a legitimate foundation for taking geoconservation into the future.

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Founded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on this planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.

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