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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The associated loss of soil nutrients , sites for the establishment of higher plants and attendant invertebrates ... Soils In terrestrial ecosystems soils comprise a complex mix of abiotic and biotic components , provide a medium for ...
Soils dominated by sand and gravel are less cohesive than those with moderate to high clay content . The infiltration of water into the soil profile , on the other hand , is much higher in coarse textured ( coarse sand and gravel ) than ...
a erodibility ( low organic matter , poor soil structure , sodic subsoils ) , slope characteristics ( length and steepness ) , vegetation cover and land management factor ( e.g. cleared land ) . Kuss and Morgan ( 1984 ) predicted that ...
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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