Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Evaluation of Geological Heritage

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_660

This is one of the evaluation methods for tourism resources. The evaluated object is controlled by several factors. Each factor can be sub-divided into several levels, and each level is given a score index and a weight value. The figures are then used in a mathematical model to calculate the total score of a scene, attraction, scenic site or geopark. The total score indicates the value of the landscape tourism resource. The quantitative evaluation model has several problems in actual operation. Its basic formula is \( \sum \limits_{i=1}^n{w}_i{a}_i \)

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