Regionally Important Geological Sites (External organisation)

Laura Basell (Member)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of national or international committees and working groups

Description

Regionally Important Geological and Geomorphological Sites (RIGS), designated by locally developed criteria, are currently the most important places for geology and geomorphology outside statutorily protected land such as Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). The designation of RIGS is one way of recognising and protecting important Earth science and landscape features for future generations to enjoy. See: http://wiki.geoconservationuk.org.uk/index.php?title=Introduction_to_RIGS
Period20062008
Held atRegionally Important Geological Sites, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational