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perception of wilderness recreation carrying capacity a geographic study in natural resources management by George H. Stankey

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Written in English


  • Wilderness areas -- United States -- Recreational use.,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Administration.

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Statementby George Henry Stankey.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 351 leaves :
Number of Pages351
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Open LibraryOL14172730M

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Limits of Acceptable Change—Carrying capacity has attracted intensive focus as a research and management concept in wilderness recreation. Several bibliographies, books and review papers have been published on carrying capacity and related issues, and these publications contain hundreds of citations (for example, Graefe and others ;Cited by:   Goals / Objectives The purpose of this study is to further extend the concept of carrying capacity to parks and related forest recreation areas. In particular, the study will address all three of the primary steps in carrying capacity-related management-by-objectives frameworks: 1) identify indicators and standards of quality 2) monitor indicator variables, and 3) apply management practices to. At a Glance A classic approach to determining optimum levels of recreation use has been the development of “recreational carrying capacities.” The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) (under which the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, and the Fish and Wildlife Service operate) took the lead in this task.   perceptual carrying capacity refers to what the host community/organizers perceive as the carrying capacity of a destination/area. for example, the carrying capacity of a 5x5 meter room for the purpose of sleeping might be 2 people, but if you are a introvert and like your personal space your perceptual capacity might only be 1 person for that same 5x5 meter room.

capacity or recreational carrying capacity and use the terms interchangeably, but we recognize that there are some who define these in different ways. Finally, al-though this guide is written for use in wilderness, with examples taken from wilderness, it should also be ap-plicable on lands outside wilderness. Using Numerical Visitor CapacityCited by: 3. Recreation Carrying Capacity Estimates for Protected Areas: A Study of Termessos National Park Article (PDF Available) in Ekoloji 20(78) May with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'. PDF | Wilderness is a concept that has both a physical and a perceptual meaning. Wilderness images have been collected by a number of researchers in | Find, read and cite all the research you.   Abstract. This chapter is divided into four sections. In the first section, the carrying capacity literature is reviewed. In the second section, quality-of-life research in general and as it pertains to residents of island destinations, especially those that are dependent on tourism, is by: