Geoheritage, Geoparks and Geotourism

Geoheritage of Volcanic Harrats in Saudi Arabia

Authors: Moufti, Mohammed Rashad, Németh, Károly

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  • Provides a comprehensive summary on volcanic geoheritage in the Arabian Peninsula
  • Presents the first collection of data, ranging from historical to recent, on volcanic geology in a largely unknown area
  • Includes color imagery
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This book records the geoheritage values of globally significant, yet little-known, volcanic geosites in Saudi Arabia. It is the first of its kind to focus on the Middle East, clearly showing the hidden geoheritage value of the volcanic Arabian Peninsula’s harrats and demonstrating why the Saudi Arabian volcanic fields are unique. Along with the systematic geosite description, the book introduces scientifically founded geoeducational programs that can be used to develop our understanding of volcanic geoheritage values of volcanic fields. It offers a detailed and comprehensive research-based description of four of the most accessible volcanic harratts in Saudi Arabia and an additional summary of other more remote fields. Additionally, it discusses geoeducational programs that could be used to link these volcanic areas and use them in volcanic hazard education.

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“Book by Moufit & Nemeth focuses on the very peculiar geological features of the place with very peculiar nature, namely harrats of the Arabian Peninsula. … lt is suitable that precise geographical coordinates are given for all discussed localities. The illustrations are numerous. … The book is recommended to the broad spectrum of readers, including geoscientists working in the Middle East, specialists in geoconservation and geotourism, and petrology lecturers.” (Dmitry A. Ruban, Rostov am Don, Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie, Iss. 2, 2017)

“A good book on geoheritage and geotourism is one which motivates the reader to visit the particular sites, and this book completely succeeded in that. … I recommend this highly illustrated and very informative book to a wide audience of volcanologists, geoheritage researchers and geotourists–this is one of the ‘top ten places to see before you die’.” (Hetu Sheth, Bulletin of Volcanology, Vol. 78, 2016)


Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-22

    Moufti, Mohammed Rashad (et al.)

  • Geological Setting

    Pages 23-32

    Moufti, Mohammed Rashad (et al.)

  • Harrat Rahat: The Geoheritage Value of the Youngest Long-Lived Volcanic Field in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Pages 33-120

    Moufti, Mohammed Rashad (et al.)

  • Volcanic Geoheritage of Other Harrats of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Pages 121-180

    Moufti, Mohammed Rashad (et al.)

  • Synthesis of the Geoheritage Values of the Volcanic Harrats of Saudi Arabia

    Pages 181-194

    Moufti, Mohammed Rashad (et al.)

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $149.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-33013-6
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
Softcover $139.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-81422-3
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  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Geoheritage of Volcanic Harrats in Saudi Arabia
Authors
Series Title
Geoheritage, Geoparks and Geotourism
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-33015-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-33015-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-33013-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-81422-3
Series ISSN
2363-765X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 194
Number of Illustrations
204 b/w illustrations
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