Report on the conference “The First 100 IUGS Geological Heritage Sites” (25th-28th October 2022, Zumaia, Spain)
The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), with auspices from the IAG, organised a conference to conclude the first phase of an IUGS project focused on designation of geoheritage sites of global relevance.
The event, entitled “The First 100 IUGS Geological Heritage Sites“, was organised by the Basque Country UNESCO Global Geopark, and was held in Zumaia (Spain). It included plenary lectures, presentation of geosites, a boat field trip and social events. Particularly, 22 geomorphological sites were designated, and 12 were presented. A special committee was set up within the IAG and chaired by Piotr Migoń. On behalf of the IAG, the committee submitted five proposals of geosites, and three of them were included in the ‘First 100’.
If you want more details on that event, find the full report by Piotr Migoń here.