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Undersafe: monitoring safety parameters in touristic mines and caves

Author
Parcerisa, D.; Sanmiquel, L.; Alfonso, P.; Oliva, J.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014
Date of publication
2014
Presentation's date
2014-03-12
Book of congress proceedings
Geophysical research abstracts, 2014, vol. 16, EGU2014-15728
URL
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2014/EGU2014-15728.pdf Open in new window
Abstract
Tourism is a key sector of the European economy, generating more than 5% of the EU GPD (Gross Domestic Product). Usually, underground touristic sites receive non-expert visitors; nevertheless these activities are poorly regulated or completely deregulated. Nowadays, safety is provided by underground expert professionals whom proceed to regular inspections and by basic safety infrastructures. Even with these measures, some potential personal and environmental dangers are always present and canno...
Group of research
GREMS - Sustainable Mining Research Group
SSR-UPC - Smart Sustainable Resources

Participants