Global Network of National Geoparks

Knowledge Sharing Workshop for Asian Geoparks

Source :Hong Kong Geopark Published :December 5, 2013

Coinciding with the first Asia Pacific Geotourism Conference 2013, Hong Kong Geopark has hosted a workshop titled “Knowledge Sharing Workshop for Geopark Managers “Volcanology and Geopark Basics” on 2 to 4 December 2013. Guest speakers include Professor Setsuya Nakada from University of Tokyo. The workshop was well attended by around 20 leading experts, managers and representatives from geoparks of the Asia Pacific Global Geoparks. This provides an invaluable opportunity and platform for the participants to share and to grasp the latest information on volcanology and useful reference for park sign systems and science popularization.

Representatives from Aso Geopark of Japan also took the opportunity to visit one of the Hong Kong geopark schools, Kau Yan School, and to interact with the students on 5 December 2013.



Lecture on Geopark Basics

Study of hexagonal rock columns at East Dam under the guidance of Prof. Setsuya Nakada

Visit to rock classroom

Visit to Sai Kung Volcanic Rock Region

Mt. Aso Geopark visited Hong Kong Geopark School

Mt. Aso Geopark visited Hong Kong Geopark School