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Geopark FAQ 

Information on Global Geoparks Network recently published on 2016 (cached copy) NEW!

– old document published by UNESCO (Jan 2014) – (cached copy)

Current members of the Global Geopark Network – 140 Geoparks in 38 Members States. See list (as of 2018) NEW!

Detailed information documents on criteria for the establishment or revalidation of a Geopark. Pleae download:

– UGGp Guidelines and Application

Document A and document B

Revalidation template for UGGpS

GGN Evaluation(Revalidation) Report Model 

 

2019 APGN AC&CC Meeting documents(NEW)

 

Note:

New and More Current information are updated at the UNESCO site and GGNA & Global Geopark

 

Related Books and Articles:

The 7th international conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks(2016)Abstract Book

The 4th APGN symposium(2015)Abstract Book 

Norzaini Azman, Sharina Abdul Halim, Ong Puay Liu, Salsela Saidin, Ibrahim Komoo. 2010. Public Education in Heritage Conservation for Geopark Community Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 7, 2010, Pages 504-511 – abstract

Farsani, N. T., Coelho, C. and Costa, C. 2011. Geotourism and geoparks as novel strategies for socio-economic development in rural areas. International Journal of Tourism Research, 13: 68–81. doi: 10.1002/jtr.800 – abstract

Susan Turner. 2006. Promoting UNESCO Global Geoparks for sustainable development in the Australian-Pacific region. Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology, Volume 30, Issue S1 2006 , 351 – 365 – abstract

Mojca Kavcic & Martina Peljhan. 2010. Geological Heritage as an Integral Part of Natural Heritage Conservation Through Its Sustainable Use in the Idrija Region (Slovenia). Geoheritage. Volume 2, Numbers 3-4, 137-154, DOI: 10.1007/s12371-010-0018-5 – abstract

Komoo, I. & Patzak, M. 2008. Global Geoparks Network: An Integrated Approach for Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Use. In Mohd Shafeea Leman, Reedman, A. & Chen Shick Pei (eds.) Geoheritage of East and Southeast Asia. LESTARI UKM & CCOP Publication, Bangi, 3-13. – pdf copy

Geoheritage of East and Southeast Asia. 2008. Mohd Shafeea Leman, Reedman, A. & Chen Shick Pei (eds.). LESTARI UKM & CCOP Publication, Bangi, 3-13. – table of contentfull pdf copy [cached copy]

Farsani, N. T., Coelho, C. and Costa, C. (2011), Geotourism and geoparks as novel strategies for socio-economic development in rural areas. International Journal of Tourism Research, 13: 68–81. doi: 10.1002/jtr.800 – abstract

Partin, C., Robinson, S. and Meade, B. (2006), Geological Heritage in Chinese Parks: Balancing Protection and Development. Focus on Geography, 49: 10–16. doi: 10.1111/j.1949-8535.2006.tb00168.x – abstract

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