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"PARTICIPATION IN THE SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE OF GEOGRAPHY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN AND THE 10TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ProGEO"

Chelmos - Vouraikos UNESCO Global Geopark communicates with the scientific community through its participation with oral and / or posted presentations of its activities in international scientific conferences and with the aim of highlighting and promoting its area of responsibility as an area of special geological value. In this context, the scientific team of the Geopark participated from 2nd to 4th of June, in the Scientific Conference of Geography, which took place online, organized by the University of the Aegean and more specifically the Department of Geography.

During the Conference and in the context of the special session: "UNESCO Global Geopark: Innovative actions for conservation and promotion of Geodiversity" was presented by the scientific associate of the Geopark, Associate Professor G. Iliopoulos, the geomorphological heritage of the geopark with the topic: "UNESCO Global Geoparks and education for sustainability", while during a later session and on the occasion of World Earth Day were presented the information and awareness actions aiming to inhabitants of the area of Chelmos-Vouraikos Geopark.

 

At the same time, during the 10th International Symposium ProGEO, which also took place online, between 7th and 10th of June 2021, the evaluation of the Geotopes of Chelmos - Vouraikos Geopark was presented, which took place in the framework of the postgraduate work of the Laboratory of Paleontology & Stratigraphy (Department of Geology, University of Patras).

 

The conferences were attended by many scientists of different scientific fields from around the world and the presentations aroused the interest of the scientific community for the actions carried out in the geopark. The promotion of the Geopark area and our actions will continue both with scientific actions and with actions that concern the communication with the citizens.

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