1. Digital Coalescence and Consolidated Geoconservation Outcomes: A Case Study Using ArcGIS Mobile Applications at Tasmanian Coastal Geoconservation Sites

Jake Crisp; Joanna Ellison; Andrew Fischer

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 October 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1920096.1079

Abstract
  Geoconservation outcomes are hindered by highly subjective and conflicting criteria, varying assessment objectives, disparities in geoconservation strategy steps and the inadequate capturing and representation of geological data in dynamically changing inventories. Review shows that geoconservation outcomes ...  Read More

2. Ecosystem Services Assessment of Geosites in the Seridó Aspiring UNESCO Geopark Area, Northeast Brazil

Matheus Lisboa Nobre da Silva; Marcos Antonio Leite do Nascimento; Kátia Leite Mansur

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 October 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1920882.1080

Abstract
  Over the course of the Earth’s history the development of geodiversity has allowed the establishment of biotic diversity on our planet. Just as biodiversity is the subject of studies and protection actions, abiotic nature also needs to be conserved and used more sustainably. One of the ways to ...  Read More

Geoconservation
3. Hohle Fels – A UNESCO Global Geopark Geosite within a UNESCO World Heritage Site: Protection and Cooperation

Conny Meister; Iris Bohnacker; Guido Bataille

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 October 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1914124.1059

Abstract
  The Hohle Fels Cave in the Swabian Jura is a key site of the Central European late Middle and early Upper Paleolithic. The Aurignacian deposits with more than 90,000 lithic artifacts, numerous faunal remains as well as the presence of flutes, beads and mobile art objects, give an exceptional insight ...  Read More

Geoconservation
4. Unique Eocene Bird Louse from UNESCO Global Geopark Vulkaneifel

Martin Koziol; Torsten Wappler

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 November 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1917144.1071

Abstract
  Some of the most spectacular fossil deposits of the European Tertiary are former maars located in old volcanic field areas. The Tertiary volcanic field of the High Eifel (THV) lies between the two Quaternary volcanic fields of the West and East Eifel and extends far into the West Eifel. The Eckfelder ...  Read More

Geoconservation
5. The Ammonitico Rosso Facies in Sierras Subbéticas UGGp (Córdoba, Spain): Geological Importance and Threats – The Case of La Cañada del Hornillo

Alicia S Serna Barquero; Federico Olóriz Sáez; Antonio García Jiménez; Felipe Jesús González Barrionuevo

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 November 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1922417.1083

Abstract
  The Ammonitico Rosso is one of the most studied as well as most unusual facies developed in the Tethys Ocean, mainly during the Jurassic. This calcareous to marly-calcareous facies was typical on high seabeds seawards from the main platforms and emerged lands, sites where fine sediments accumulated discontinuously, ...  Read More

Geoconservation
6. Research and Geoconservation of the Albian “Giant” Ammonites Collection in the Basque Coast UNESCO Global Geopark

Asier Hilario; Miguel Angel López-Horgue; Luis Miguel Agirrezabala

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 November 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1926607.1088

Abstract
  The Basque Coast UNESCO Global Geopark is known worldwide for its great thickness of Upper Cretaceous and Paleocene “flysch” formations. The K/Pg and P/E boundaries are among the most popular sites, together with the IUGS-ICS designated Selandian and Thanetian global stratotypes. However, ...  Read More

Geoconservation
7. The Miocene Petrified Forest of Lesvos, Greece: Research and Geoconservation Activities

Nickolas C Zouros

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 November 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1927340.1090

Abstract
  The Petrified Forest of Lesvos is a Protected Natural Monument showing standing and lying petrified tree trunks, preserved by intense volcanic activity in the early Miocene. The Natural History Museum of Lesvos Petrified Forest contributed significantly to scientific research, conservation, exhibition, ...  Read More

8. Quaternary Large Mammals from the Granada Geopark: A Magnificent Record with Examples of Geoconservation.

Alfonso Arribas Herrera; Guiomar Garrido Álvarez; José Antonio Garrido García; Francisco Juan García Tortosa; Cristobal Medialdea Pérez

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 November 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1929773.1093

Abstract
  Granada Geopark, covering almost all of the Guadix-Baza basin, contains an exceptional and near-continuous fossil record of the evolution of Pliocene to middle Pleistocene land mammals (5–0.5 Ma). This period covers the endorheic (closed drainage basin) stage of this geological basin and, in this ...  Read More

Geoconservation
9. Marine crocodiles in Jurassic of Monts d'Ardèche UNESCO Global Geopark

Bernard Riou; Mehdi Bennourine; Nicolas Klee; Marc Lutz

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 November 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1917145.1072

Abstract
  Located in France on the eastern edge of the Massif Central, the Parc naturel regional des Monts d’Ardèche, inscribed as a UNESCO Global Geopark in 2014, presents great geological diversity. This includes a sedimentary boundary between the Jurassic and Cretaceous, represented by limestone ...  Read More