This paper describes a series of activities carried out by public institutions, whose aim is to identify possible ways of acquiring knowledge and of allowing enjoyment of the Piemonte Region’s geological heritage. The activities concern the inventory, the evaluation, the storage and the publication of information, both alphanumerical and geographical, in relation to geosites. A database accessible directly from Web and a Web-GIS application has been developed in order to supply valuable and comprehensive instruments for both, representing the results of research and promoting the knowledge of the geological heritage to a large number of people.
Ghiraldi, Luca; Coratza, Paola; de Biaggi, Ermanno; Giardino, Marco; Marchetti, Mauro; and Perotti, Luigi
Development and usage of Geosites: new results from research and conservation activities in the Piemonte Region (Italy),
Studia UBB Geologia
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