Natural Area Tourism: Ecology, Impacts, and Management
The book covers all facets of tourism in natural areas. The book is underpinned by a strong foundation of environmental understanding. It then describes the range of impacts, which occur when tourism takes place in the natural environment and illustrates how managers can plan, develop and appropriately manage tourism developments in natural areas. Finally, the book addresses ongoing management concerns such as monitoring environmental change and the need to introduce appropriate management strategies.
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As these approaches were developed for backcountry sites in North America , some of the indicators will not be suitable or will need ... a a Photographs The first approach , taking photos , provides a visual record of the site .
Deciding which approach to take also depends on the objectives of the monitoring programme as well as the resources and time available . How many sites to survey is an important consideration . Generally , managers want an inventory and ...
Generally this approach relies on censusing the whole trail system . Recently however , Leung and Marion ( 1999a ) sampled a representative portion and then extrapolated their findings to the whole trail system ( Box 7.3 ) .
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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