[HTT17-P01] Consideration of topographic expression for Geopark maps - Case study of the North Ibaraki Geopark
Keywords:Geopark map, topographic expression, the North Ibaraki Geopark
The authors classified and evaluated maps that are used at 23 areas of Geopark in Japan. They carried out survey that using 3 questionnaires, to know that best how to express topography. As a result, they decided essential elements of create a Geopark map. Studied areas are Lake Senba Geosite, Omiya Terrace Geosite, and Tanakura Fault Geosite in the North Ibaraki Geopark. In these areas, the authors created maps, compared and considered.
As a result of questionnaires, it is thought that people ask a map that can understand story of Geopark well. People prefer maps that can understand intuitively topography. Essential elements of Geopark map are (1)how to express topography to understand geomorphology and geostory well, (2)thematic information (geological map and geomorphological map). The authors created some maps that have these elements.
This research is supported by KAKENHI (16K01213).