2. From Scientific Research to Geoconservation and Geopark

Dan Grigorescu

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 8-31

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2020.1904008.1025

Abstract
  The Haţeg region of Transylvania-Romania, known as the “Haţeg Country”, due to its specific character as a region wholly encircled by mountains, has been renowned for over a century for its palaeontological geosites from which dinosaur bones of several species, dinosaur eggs and hatchlings, ...  Read More

3. Geoheritage Values of the Northeastern Carpathians, Transcarpathia, Ukraine

Sandor Gonczy; Gyula Fodor; Natalia Olah; Tibor Nagy; Zsuzsanna Ésik; János Szepesi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 32-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2020.1904340.1026

Abstract
  Transcarpathia politically is the westernmost county of Ukraine but geographically is the north–eastern part of the Carpathian–Pannonian Region. The aim of our present work is to provide a brief overview and greater publicity about the geoheritage values of Transcarpathia using 45 documented ...  Read More

4. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2020.1903646.1024

Abstract
  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

5. Karst-Based Geotourism in Eastern Carphatian Serbia: Exploration and Evaluation of Natural Stone Bridges

Aleksandar Antić; Nemanja Tomić; Slobodan Marković

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 62-80

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2020.1903486.1023

Abstract
  The region of Carpathian Serbia is much dominated by karst terrain with numerous geological and geomorphological features, especially caves and natural stone bridges, potentially significant for geotourism development. The geotourism potential of these sites is still largely untapped. In this paper, ...  Read More

6. Promoting Geoheritage Through a Field Based Geo-education Event, a Case Study of the Hungarian Geotope Day in the Bükk Region Geopark

László Sütő; Zsuzsanna Ésik; Roland Nagy; Erika Homoki; Tibor Novák; János Szepesi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 81-96

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2020.1906171.1029

Abstract
  Within the integrated network of protected geosites in nature conservation areas, nature trails have been established in Hungary since 1990. These trails play a major role in the organization of field-based geo-education activities. The Hungarian Geotope Day was established in the study area in 2009, ...  Read More

7. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2020.677854

Abstract
  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

8. The Reversely Zoned Castelo Branco Pluton at the New “Barrocal” City Park (Central Iberian Zone, Portugal)

Isabel Margarida N Antunes; Carlos de Carvalho; Mohamed Abioui

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 128-133

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2020.1911839.1036

Abstract
  The "Barrocal" city Park of Castelo Branco is an urban park developed to protect the geoheritage of the tardi-Variscan granite landscapes of the only city existing in the area of the Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geopark. The "Barrocal" Granite is part of a Late Carboniferous unusual reversely zone intrusion ...  Read More

9. Cave Geomechanical Index (CGI). Classification and Contribution to the Conservation of Natural Caves in the Iron Mines

Iuri Brandi; Marcelo Barbosa; Airton Barata; Rafael De Paula; Tomas Correa; Hernani Lima; Robert Osborne

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 134-161

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1908888.1033

Abstract
  Cave geotechnical studies have been the key to meeting the requirements of Brazilian environmental legislation for the conservation of speleological heritage in mining areas. This paper presents a methodology that classifies iron caves according to their susceptibility to structural instability called ...  Read More