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IAEG XII Congress - Torino, September 15-19, 2014

INTENSIVE COURSE ON GEODIVERSITY AND GEOHERITAGE:
Evaluation and Interpretation

September 9th - 12th, 2014, Bard (AO), Italy

A joint venture of
IAG (International Association of Geomorphologists) WGs on “Geodiversity” and “Geomorphosites” 
for the
IAEG2014 Congress of the International Association of Engineering Geology and the Ennvironment, Torino, Italy 

 

The intensive course is sponsored by GeoMedia-web (MIUR project)


www.fortedibard.it/en/the-fortress/the-monumental-complex

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Objectives

- Analyse the key concepts related to geodiversity and geoheritage
- Highlight the importance of effective dissemination of these concepts
- Discuss, and practise, best practice for geological interpretation for non-specialists
- Evaluate interpretation centres and suggest a range of different strategies for communication
- Perform field and laboratory activities on geomorphological and geological features of the Alps
Methods and Activities
Course content will be delivered interactively through audiovisual presentations and discussions with an international panel. Relevant examples of evaluation and interpretation will be shared with participants. New knowledge will be acquired through group laboratory activities in the Fortress of Bard and during 2 days of fieldtrips in the Western Alps: 1) at the historic Mosso Institute at Col d’Olen (Monte Rosa, 3000 m a.s.l.), in the Sesia-Val Grande Global Geopark; 2) at the underground ScopriAlpi exhibit (Germanasca Valley), in the French-Italian Cottian Alps Geopark (candidate for the UNESCO-assisted Global Geopark Network).
Maximum number of participants: 25
Language: English
Duration of the course: from Tuesday 9 September (afternoon) to Friday 12 September, 2014
Costs: 250 €, including: documentation, accommodation in Bard (in double, triple or quadruple room), meals and coffee breaks, transportation during the course. Not comprised in the costs: travel to/from Bard.
How to reach the Fortress of Bard:http://www.fortedibard.it/en/informations/how-to-reach-us
Grants for students
3 grants for students coming from European countries (reduction: 100€) are available.
2 grants for students coming from extra‐European (developing) countries (free participation) are available.
Applicants interested to a grant have to write a motivation letter and attach it to their application.
Online registration is open, Click here to register
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