Geoparque Unesco

Sobrarbe Geopark Advisory Board

Sobrarbe Geopark Advisory Board Ordinary Meetings are held twice a year at the County Hall in Boltaña (Huesca).

Among other strategies, in order to guarantee the sustainable development of the region, the Sobrarbe County Council has established the Geopark Advisory Board, an independent organism with legal powers. Its intent and purpose is the management of the Geopark.

Sobrarbe Geopark Advisory Board Ordinary Meetings

The Board of Directors of the Geopark Advisory Board is currently represented by:

  • The President, being the Sobrarbe County President as well.
  • Members of the Sobrarbe County Territorial Planning and Development Advisory Board
  • The Geopark Scientific Coordinator
  • The Geopark Manager, being the Sobrarbe County Manager as well.
  • The Environmental Department Director of the Aragon Government.
  • The Industry, Commerce and Tourism Department Director of the Aragon Government.
  • The Education, Culture and Sport Department Director of the Aragon Government.
  • Representatives from the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park, Sierra and Cañones de Guara Nature Reserve and Posets-Maladeta Natural Park.
  • Experts in Geology from Saragossa University and Barcelona Autonomous University.
  • A representative from the Sobrarbe Research Centre.
  • A representative from the Foundation for the Bearded Vulture Preservation.
  • A representative from the Sobrarbe Tourism Association.
  • A representative from the Citizenship Forum "Forum 21" from Sobrarbe Agenda 21.

Comisión Científica Asesora

Existe una Comisión Científica Asesora compuesta por profesionales de diversos campos científicos relacionados directa o indirectamente con la Geología y ligados al Geoparque de Sobrarbe y coordinados por uno de sus miembros, que es a su vez miembro del Consejo Rector del Patronato, con el fin de servir de nexo de unión entre ambos órganos.

Atribuciones de la Comisión Científica Asesora del Geoparque: asesoramiento científico de los órganos del Patronato y colaboración y supervisión en las actividades y actuaciones realizadas por el Geoparque.

Esta Comisión está compuesta por unas 20 personas representantes de diferentes entidades como por ejemplo, el IGME, Universidad de Zaragoza, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona , IPE, Centro de Estudios y de Documentación Aure-Sobrarbe, etc.

The management carried out by the Advisory Board hasthree main objectives:

  • Promoting geotourism in the Sobrarbe Geopark and improving the quality of tourism in relation to geological heritage.
  • Promoting preservation, research and popularization of the geology in Sobrarbe County.
  • Spreading knowledge about our environment in relation to the geological resources of the Geopark.

Fieldwork training and promotion are essential in learning more about our geological environment.

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