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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Trails also serve to focus visitor attention , helping to prevent more dispersed and randomised soil erosion and trampling of vegetation . There is also an increasing demand for activity specific / combined trail use for horse riding ...
Box 3.2 Assessing the erosion risk in the Drakensberg Mountains , South Africa Garland ( 1990 ) built on previous research that had shown that the most important erosion risk parameters in trail erosion were rainfall , soil type and ...
( 1994 ) used historical photographs , air photograph interpretation and measurements of channel width and bank erosion to investigate river bank impacts . There was a strong association between poor bank stability and recreational ...
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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