Geomojis – This is the start of a page we are creating for Claire Shires EGU presentation this Friday of the Geomoji project.
What is a Geomoji? It is a pictogram, which conveys a snippet of information about a geo- feature or process.
They can be linked together to form stories of how the Earth works.
The can rapidly convey a message, that is not dependent on language
This Geomoji above, illustrates the concept. This pictogram is found around the world in various forms, and we don’t need to tell you what it means, wherever you have come from.
This is our full collection of hazard geomojis, that Claire will be talking about this Friday.
Go and find her at the European Geophysical Union meeting if you are there, or message us.
The Intro video - by Ben
Geomojise - make them youselves!
We will show you how to make your own edible geomojis.
UNESCO IGCP Projects
The International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) serves as a knowledge hub of UNESCO to facilitate international scientific cooperation in the geosciences. The IGCP mission includes promoting sustainable use of natural resources, advancing new initiatives related to geo-diversity and geo-heritage and geohazards risk mitigation.
Geoheritage is the appreciation of the Earth’s features
Geoheritage starts with humans, as it is they who view and appreciate their Earth heritage.
No humans = no heritage
Geohazards are natrual events that occur on the Earth, such a earthquakes, tsunami, volcanic eruptions, storms.
When Geohazards impact humans, they may be vulnerable and this vulnerability makes Risk
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co-presented by 'Geoheritage for Resilience' and 'Bringing Geoheritage to Life'
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Here are project collaborations between the IGCP 692 'Geoheritage for Geohazard Resilience' and IGCP 718 'Bringing Geology & Geoheritage to Life'
Geoheritage in SIDS Report
This survey was commissioned by the UNESCO International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme in July 2021 with a short turnaround for submission by the end of August 2021.
The objective is to provide a succinct overview of the potential for UNESCO Global Geoparks in Small Island Developing States, giving an overview of small island geodiversity, and the state of geoheritage there, as determined by an online search and a questionnaire.
This database is necessarily incomplete due to the short time, the large area, and due to the continually growing nature of interest in UNESCO Global Geoparks, even assisted by the very survey. However, the database serves as a useful foundation with information that can be expanded and used from here on.
The survey is still open to allow continuous input to the database. If you have any information to contribute, you may answer the survey by clicking the link below: