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Science Research

Natural diversity

Geodiversity

At present, studies centre on research, theorisation and experimentation of the more formative aspects of sustainability and geodiversity.

As far as mineralogy in particular is concerned, our departmental research is centred on document retrieval in the search for knowledge about mineral geodiversity, especially in relation to Catalan and Spanish mineralogy.

Research projects

  • Sustainability, geodiversity and knowledge of the environment

    Year
    2011
    Responsible
    Pending
    Duration
    5 years

    Based on the micromounts collection/laboratory. This project strives to ensure maximum accuracy in the mineralogical and geographical data and to establish standards of documentary quality to form the basis for future articles, presentations and publications, both external and the Museum’s own.

  • Sustainability, geodiversity and knowledge of the environment

    Year
    2005
    Duration
    5 years

    In schools, teaching covers the concepts and habits for a more sustainable world, both theoretically and experimentally. Sustainability is shown to apply in every context: society, the family, school, the street and even the Museum.

    The point of reference for the findings in this line of research is the following publication:

    Abad, L., Curto, C., Gallart, N., Monferrer, I. Parera, C., Santó, R., 2009. Educar en la sostenibilidad. Un proyecto de centro escolar. CCS / Materiales para educadores. 268 pp. 1 CD. Madrid.