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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opment , also has the capacity to change ecosystem structure and function through disturbance ( also see Chapter 3 ) . Disturbance : change in ecosystems Plant cover is fundamental to the structure of most terrestrial ecosystems and ...
The way the succession develops ( the successional pathway ) is dependent on the intensity , timing and frequency of disturbance , area disturbed and the original state of the environment . The intensity of disturbance relates to the ...
Ecological significance of disturbance corridors in landscapes Forman ( 1995 ) provides a comprehensive overview of the role of corridors in the landscape . Five types of corridor are recognised : environmental ( river with riparian ...
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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