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Cover for Environmental management for alpine tourism and resorts in Australia.

Drawing on fieldwork from Australia, this chapter explores the impacts of both summer and winter recreation on mountain environments, and of climate change on tourism. An analysis of environmental impact studies on mountain resorts in Australia it is confirmed that tourism has major implications...

Author(s)
Buckley, R. C.; Pickering, C. M.; Warnken, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of nature tourism on the Mount Kosciuszko alpine area, Australia.

The alpine area around continental Australia's highest mountain, Mt Kosciuszko, is an increasingly popular summer tourism destination. Estimated numbers of people visiting the area have risen in the last 25 years from 20 000 to 70 000 per year. Tourists in summer principally go on day walks in the...

Author(s)
Pickering, C.; Johnston, S.; Green, K.; Enders, G.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecological change as a result of winter tourism: snow manipulation in the Australian Alps.

This study examines potential direct and indirect effects of snow manipulation (e.g. slope grooming, snow grooming, snow making, snow harvesting and snow fences) on vegetation in the Australian Alps. The extent of snow manipulation has increased substantially over the last decade, in order to...

Author(s)
Pickering, C.; Hill, W.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A method for calculating environmental sensitivity to walker trampling in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

A walking-track management strategy has been prepared as a framework to manage the impacts of walkers in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Australia. The main components of the strategy include: a system of categorizing tracks, based on the zoning of the area and the level of track...

Author(s)
Whinam, J.; Chilcott, N.; Ling, R.; Wyatt, P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental impacts of ecotourism.

This book with 25 chapters considers the environmental impacts of particular activities, viz., hiking and camping, off road vehicles and recreational boats, as well as impacts specific to certain ecosystems, e.g., marine environments, polar coasts, and mountain environments. It incorporates reviews ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Green change: inland amenity migration in Australia.

This chapter examines various direct and indirect sources of evidence of amenity migration to mountain and other inland areas in Australia. Using the national census, it finds statistically significant evidence of amenity migration and relates this to land and property values, property marketing...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.; Sander, N.; Ollenburg, C.; Warnken, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Australia's Alpine areas: motivations, experiences and satisfaction of visitors to Mt Kosciuszko.

The interest and fascination with high mountain regions is explored in this chapter on mountain tourism in Australia. The chapter deepens our understanding of wilderness and what it is that draws tourists to alpine areas, looking at visitor motivation, perceptions and satisfaction in the Snowy...

Author(s)
Dickson, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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