Does geosite interpretation lead to conservation? A case study of the Sićevo Gorge (Serbia)

Keywords: geoheritage, interpretation, gorges, Sićevo, Serbia

Abstract

People have appreciated the beauty of natural landscapes, the result of the interplay of different natural processes, for at least three hundred years in Europe. Many have been inspired by this beauty to promote such places for visits by others. Some have understood the importance of individual places visited within the local or regional environmental system. This has led to definitions and the establishment of protected areas with special visitor rules and regulations. This article presents a case study of Sićevo Gorge Nature Park in Serbia and an opportunity to transform it into a geoheritage site, underpinned by developing its interpretation based on the results of a study using the analytical-hierarchy process (AHP) method.

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2021-10-27
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Vasiljević Đorđije, Began M, Vujičić M, Hose T, Uglješa. Does geosite interpretation lead to conservation? A case study of the Sićevo Gorge (Serbia). AGS [Internet]. 2021Oct.27 [cited 2021Nov.30];61(2):7-21. Available from: https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/ags/article/view/8753