Rendiconti Online della Società Geologica Italiana - Vol. 34/2015

Un Sistema Informativo Territoriale per la valorizzazione delle risorse geoturistiche del Parco Naturale Regionale del Taburno-Camposauro (Campania)

Cosimo Iscaro, Filippo Russo & Alessio Valente
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie, Università del Sannio, Via dei Mulini 59/A, 82100 Benevento (Italy). E-mails:;;

Volume: 34/2015
Pages: 89-92


This paper illustrates a project, developed in a Geographic Information System (GIS), about the promotion and dissemination of geo-sites and geo-morpho-sites identified in the Regional Natural Park of Taburno-Camposauro in the province of Benevento in Campania. The aim of the project is the realization of a possible training/educational/cognitive route about the goods and the environmental resources of the Park so that different users will use and managed it by Hi-Tech devices and similar products. The geo-tourist resources could complete a local tourist offer that is still not fully exploited. This has already happened in other protected areas in Italy and foreign countries. The update of tourist offer would also contribute to the economic development of local communities and, at the same time, it would be an upgrade to the advanced technological knowledge and the dissemination of attractive resources of the area of the Park. Various GIS databases designed to achieve thematic maps that could potentially be exploited as online geo-tourist maps or as tools for spatial planning. Forty-six geosites and geomorphosites, some partially known and others completely new, were counted in the Park and then information/cognitive file-cards were created in Access and imported into GIS (QGIS 1.8 v. open source) Thanks to the development and overlap of acquired metadata, new and more complete interactive digital maps were obtained. They can be used as informational support and easily managed in Hi-Tech service systems platforms.


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