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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Shindler and Shelby ( 1993 ) , in their survey of visitors to three wilderness areas in Oregon , found that regulating visitors through restricting access and site closures was generally supported . A survey of wilderness users in ...
How many sites to survey is an important consideration . Generally , managers want an inventory and then repeat monitoring of all sites , usually to provide data on total number of sites , their distribution and levels of impact .
Permanent point surveys In contrast to rapid surveys is permanent point surveys ( Table 7.6 ) . They are time - consuming because of the need to locate , permanently mark and relocate each survey point . These points may be randomly ...
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The Ecological Perspective
the British countryside
The Philosophy of Ecosystem Tourism
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