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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Huxtable ( 1987 ) in a study of firewood gathering impacts at campsites in Innes National Park , South Australia , found that impacts extended well into the adjoining vegetation where there was a reduction in CWD and increased levels of ...
Box 7.2 A combined system for monitoring campsites in Great Smoky Mountains National Park , USA Great Smoky Mountains National Park , with an area of 209,000 ha and located along the border of Tennessee and North Carolina ( Figure 7.1 ) ...
-3 -3 compaction at campsites , with bulk density measurements of 1.4 gcm for campsite centres and 0.7 gcm ' or less for perimeters and control sites . Two other indicators measured were loss of overstorey and removal of material for ...
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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