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Geoconservation Research (GCR)

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Michael Benton

Online ISSN: 2588-7343

Print ISSN: 2645-4661

Publishes Biannual

Original Article Geopark Geosite
Volcanic features within Katla UNESCO Global Geopark

Katla UNESCO Global Geopark is one of the most active volcanic areas in Iceland where the Eastern Volcanic Zone and the Iceland Mantle Plume control the activity. The interaction of ice and fire has dominated the eruption styles and formations from the central volcanoes while large fissure eruptions have occurred on the fissure swarms of […]

Original Article Geoconservation Geoparks Paleontology Geosite
The North West Highlands UNESCO Global Geopark: Oldest Fossils in Europe

The North West Highlands Geopark is probably one of the largest geoparks anywhere, comprising 2000 km2 of remote, mountainous and coastal terrain. It was the first European Geopark to be recognised in Scotland in 2004 and was designated by UNESCO as a Global Geopark in 2015. Since then, it has been very successful in delivering […]

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Original Article Geoconservation Geosite
Geoconservation Survey of the Eastern Colombian Geosites Based on Geocientific and Scenic Interest

Colombia boasts extensive geodiversity thanks to complex geological processes that have shaped its landscape over geological time. The eastern region of the country is characterized by ancient rock formations, covered by a substantial layer of sediments, influenced by tectonic and erosive forces. These forces have given rise to unique geoforms that qualify as geosites. Thirteen […]