Geomorphosites


The main objective of the working group is to contribute to the knowledge and assessment of geomorphological sites, with a particular emphasis on geoconservation, geotourism, geoeducation closely related to those sites.

Geomorphosites are landforms which, by human perception, gain a scientific value, but also cultural, ecological, aesthetic and economic values.

Our directions of study are:

  • Improve research on the issue geomorphosites (assessment, mapping, conservation, education and tourism promotion).
  • Development of a community of researchers in geomorphosites;
  • Development of methods for assessing and mapping of geomorphosites;
  • Inclusion of geomorphosite studies in university curricula;
  • Developing relationships between the geomorphosite study and social sciences;
  • Research programs aimed geoconservation and geotourism.