Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Scientific Exploration Tourism

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2165

Scientific exploration tourism is a type of high-end tourism that focuses on scientific research. It usually refers to themed tourism activities designed and organized for certain people. It is characterized by rich scientific content and the goals of exploring and understanding the natural phenomena in an area and collecting scientific data. In addition to special tours organized for experts in certain fields, there are also themed scientific tours arranged for the public under the guidance of experts. The content includes geology, biology, ecology, meteorology, hydrology, glaciers, volcanoes, and caves.

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