Úvod FMEPCG 2126551


Title of the subject: Geotourism objects identification I

Semester_of_study (WT – winter/ST – summer): WT

Learning outcomes: Students will obtain knowledge about state and development of geotourism in the world, in the CR and in the SR. They will acquire methodology and approach of local, regional and state authorities to the development of natural and technical heritage. They will become familiar with positve and negative aspects of geotuprism in the world. Students will be able to identify objects of geotourism

Brief content of course: 1. Definition of Geotourism, and its development 2. Formation and development of Geotourism 3. Geological heritage of a mankind 4. Geoheritage 5. Protection of the natural heritage 6. Technical (mining) heritage of a mankind 7. Evaluation of geosites 8. Examples of utilisation of unique geosites for geotouristic purposes in the world 9. State and possibilities of geotourism development in the CR and SR

Literature: 1. Dowling, R. K. and Newsome, D., 2005. Geotourism. Elsevier, Oxford, UK. 1 – 260. ISBN –13: 978 -0-7506-6215-4 2. Newsome, D. and Dowling, R.K., (2010): Geotourism: the tourism of geology and landscape. Goodfellow Publishers, Oxford, 1 – 246. ISBN 978-1-906884-09-3 3. Rybár, P. – Baláž, B. – Štrba, Ľ., 2010: Geoturizmus. Identifikácia objektov geoturizmu. ES F-BERG TU v Košiciach, 2010. 1 - 101. ISBN 978-90-553-0584-4 4. Słomka, T., ed. 2011: Geotourism. A variety of aspects. AGH, Kraków, 2011. 1- 334. ISBN 13 978-83-88927-20-1 5. Newsome, D. and Dowling, R.K., (2013): Global geotourism Perspectives. Goodfellow Publishers, Oxford, 1 – 231. ISBN 978-1-906884-17-8 6. Witherspoon, B. and Gore, P., 2013: Roadside Geology of Georgia, Mountain Press, Misssoula, 1 - 247