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STRATI 2013 pp 299-302 | Cite as

Virtual Tours Through Earth’s History and Palaeoclimate: Examples from the Piemonte (Northwestern Italy) Geoheritage (PROGEO-Piemonte Project)

  • C. Bertok
  • F. Lozar
  • A. Magagna
  • E. Giordano
  • A. d’Atri
  • F. Dela Pierre
  • M. Natalicchio
  • L. Martire
  • P. Clari
  • D. Violanti
  • L. Ghiraldi
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Abstract

A project developing virtual tours on the geoheritage of Piemonte aims to disseminate geological knowledge to the general public. Two of the most crucial geological themes, geological time and climatic and environmental change, are addressed. People will increase their awareness of Earth’s geodiversity and of the potential of Earth Sciences to improve our everyday lives. The tours will be developed with special attention to educational purposes and in lay language, and will also contribute to preserving vulnerable geoheritage.

Keywords

Geological heritage Piemonte Geological time Climate and environmental change Virtual tour 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Bertok
    • 1
  • F. Lozar
    • 1
  • A. Magagna
    • 1
  • E. Giordano
    • 1
  • A. d’Atri
    • 1
  • F. Dela Pierre
    • 1
  • M. Natalicchio
    • 1
  • L. Martire
    • 1
  • P. Clari
    • 1
  • D. Violanti
    • 1
  • L. Ghiraldi
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze Della TerraUniversità di TorinoTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di TorinoTorinoItaly

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