Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016

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Symbol O (Public) » Public

[O-04] Geoparks in Japan

Sun. May 22, 2016 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM Poster Hall (International Exhibition Hall HALL6)

Convener:*Mahito Watanabe(Institute of Geology and Geoinformation, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

[O04-P44] Achievements and challenges of international exchange in Unzen Volcanic Area UNESCO Global Geopark

*Atsushi Shirotani1, Marekazu Ohno1 (1.Unzen Volcanic Area Geopark Promotion Office)

Keywords:Unzen Volcanic Area UNESCO Global Geopark, International exchange, Jeju Island geopark, Hongkong Geopark

Participation in international network activities is very important for GGN member, because if a given Geopark learns excellent activities from other geoparks, the Geopark can utilize these activities for its development. Network activities and international exchanges, therefore, bring development of quality of geopark. Unzen Volcanic Area has concluded sister Geopark with Jeju and cooperative partnership with Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geoparks since 2013 in order to achieve their development. In this poster, we introduce achievements of international exchange Jeju and Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geoparks with Unzen Volcanic Area, and challenge to keep these relations with sustainable way.