GEOOCHRONA W UJĘCIU NARODOWYM, EUROPEJSKIM I ŚWIATOWYM (ZE SZCZEGÓLNYM UWZGLĘDNIENIEM POLSKI)

Zofia Alexandrowicz

Abstract


GEOCONSERVATION IN NATIONAL, EUROPEAN AND GLOBAL ASPECT (WITH PARTlCULAR REGARD TO POLAND)

Abstract. During the last 15 years problems of geoconservation in Europc attracted more and more attention. It is supported by UNESCO and by European Association for the Conservation af the Geological Heritage (ProGEO), created on espccially in Ihis purpose. The activity in this field is realized by preparation of national framework or geosites and geoparks which should be incorporated in international system of the nature protection. The verification of the UNESCO World Heritage List (WHL) in respect to geological and geomorphological outstanding universal values was initiated. Main ways of a Global Framework of Geological World Heritage were discussed in the text. Up till now Poland is one and only country in which the fully framework of representative geosites, candidates on the European List, is prepared and published according to the instruction of ProGEO. On the other hand efforts to the creation of geoparks are initiated only.


Keywords


geoochrona, geostanowiska, geoparkii, światowe dziedzictwo geologiczne, Polska.

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