1. The Late Permian Kupferschiefer Fossils and the Geological Educational Trail in the UNESCO Global Geopark TERRA.vita (NW Germany)

Tobias Fischer; Lothar Schöllmann; Johannes Haunert

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 June 2021


  The iconic Kupferschiefer is a stratigraphic marker horizon of the Upper Permian in Northern and Central Europe, which is recognized internationally as a unique stratum because of its outstanding preservation of fish, reptile, and plant fossils. In the UNESCO Global Geopark TERRA.vita, Kupferschiefer ...  Read More

2. The Piesberg: A NW-German site of international importance for the Pennsylvanian (Late Carboniferous)

Angelika Leipner; Tobias Fischer; Patrick Chellouche

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 June 2021


  Piesberg quarry is famous for its Upper Carboniferous plant and arthropod fossils, including several holotypes of flying insects. The high degree of maturity of the Piesberg strata, such as the presence of anthracitic coal, quartzite, and large quartz crystals, led to controversies over a possible underlying ...  Read More

3. Giant trilobites and other Middle Ordovician invertebrate fossils from the Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark, Portugal

Artur A. Sá; Sofia Pereira; Isabel Rábano; Juan Carlos Gutiérrez-Marco

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 June 2021


  The giant Ordovician trilobites from the Canelas quarry constitute the most iconic sign of identity of the Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark at an international level. Palaeontological studies determined the importance of this fossil locality for studying aspects of the social behavior of these marine arthropods ...  Read More

4. Late Paleozoic Petrified Trees of the Bohemian Paradise - An Insight into the Tropical Forest in Central Europe

Václav Mencl; Radek Mikuláš; Blanka Nedvědická

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021


  The late Paleozoic deposits in several basins of the Bohemian Massif are well known for their rich abundance of petrified tree trunks. The area of the UNESCO Global Geopark Bohemian Paradise includes a substantial part of one of the largest ones, the Krkonoše Piedmont Basin. Deposits of this basin ...  Read More

5. Conservation of Geomorpological Heritage in the Homolje Area (Eastern SERBIA) - Current State and Perspectives

Đurđa Miljković; Ljupče Miljković; Mlađen Jovanović

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 49-61


  Homolje is one of the most developed geomorphological areas in Eastern Serbia. Shallow karsts prevail across this region with cover vegetation and soil, with developed surfaces, and underground karst landforms. This type of terrain leads to the occurrence of different geomorphological landforms that ...  Read More

6. Geoheritage Values of the Wairarapa “Mudstone Country”, North Island, New Zealand

Julie Palmer; Karoly Nemeth; Alan Palmer; Szabolcs Kosik

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 97-127


  The Manawatu and Wairarapa regions, lower North Island, are an important geological archive for New Zealand but are not among the iconic geotourism attractions of New Zealand. Recently the geoheritage values of the region have been discussed by various groups including Massey University and Horizons ...  Read More

7. The Ghosts of Old Volcanoes, a Geoheritage Trail Concept for Eastern Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

Ilmars Gravis; Karoly Nemeth; Chris Twemlow; Boglarka Nemeth

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 40-57


  Re-imagining the geotourism experience through the lens of slow tourism, in this paper we lay out a pathway towards a more nourishing, engaging, and educational experience that contributes to both geoconservation and a reshaping of the tourism economy in light of recent disruption caused by the Covid-19 ...  Read More

8. Geoheritage Sites and Geoconservation at Pha Chan - Sam Phan Bok Geopark, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand

Vimoltip Singtuen; Krit Won-In

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 11-25


  The Pha Chan - Sam Phan Bok Geopark is at the easternmost part of Thailand and has the border with Laos. Furthermore, it is the most famous Mekong River Civilization area and dominated by sedimentary rocks of the Khorat Plateau. Different erosion rate produces spectacular landforms such as potholes, ...  Read More