Workshop: Rural development activities and resilience raise at Psiloritis UNESCO Geopark
This workshop will contain several parts. First of all, there will be a three-hours course, focuses on successful WebGIS applications that have been created in order to visualize and promote the physical and cultural heritage of rural areas. Main objective is the understanding of visualization principles and the modern technologies to approach them.
Secondly, the course will focus on the rural characteristics of the Psiloritis UNESCO Global Geopark, its natural and cultural heritage as well as on the activities developed so far to establish a geopark, develop geotouristic products and support local economy and businesses. Furthermore it will address activities undertaken by the partner of geopark the Natural History Museum of the University of Crete to raise awareness on natural risks and climate changes and strengthen the resilience of its inhabitants.
This session will also include a field trip.