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Cover for Field guide to the forest trees of Uganda: for identification and conservation.

This book provides an up-to-date list of indigenous tree species known to grow in the tropical forest of Uganda and a guide to their identification in the field. It draws on A Field Guide to Uganda Forest Trees (UFT). Apart from nomenclature, taxonomy and new records, the main substantive changes...

Author(s)
Kalema, J.; Hamilton, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245271)
Type
Book
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Cover for Air pollution: sources, impacts and controls.

This book with 12 chapters aims to provide a broad overview of the issues surrounding air pollution and how to control and monitor pollution levels. Beginning with a brief background on the subject, the book moves on to discuss global emissions, with an emphasis on megacities and their effects....

Author(s)
Saxena, P.; Naik, V.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Defert's tourist function index.

Defert's tourist function (TF) index, which measures tourist 'intensity' or 'activity' by comparing a destination's population with the number of tourists, is explained. A classification of destinations, based on Defert's index is presented.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pearce and Elliott's trip index.

Pearce and Elliott's trip index (TI), which compares the amount of time spent at a destination with the total time of the tourist's trip, is explained. An application of the TI to two destinations on New Zealand's South Island is presented.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical tourism research.

This textbook outlines the concepts and tools essential to understand, manage, and conduct tourism research. After some reflections on the nature of tourism research in chapter 1, attention is given to the planning of a research project in chapter 2. Chapters 3-5 move on to the practical details of ...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648873)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indices and scales.

This chapter describes a number of important indices and scales used in tourism research. These empirical (quantitative) tools can help summarize complex data simply for easier comprehension and further analysis. Two indices that are particularly useful in tourism research are explained: the...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Presentation and publication of your data.

Guidelines on the presentation and publication of scientific papers on animal nutrition are presented with focus on the style and structure and contents of the introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, and summary.

Author(s)
Lindsay, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Valuing the neglected: lessons and methods from an organic, anthropic soil system in the Outer Hebrides.

This chapter presents three 'tools for decision support': two are novel, developed during the current research period, and one is seldom used in Britain. These tools are: the Blackland Index; Blackland Vegetation Scoring system; and the von Post Humification Scale. All three are suitable for...

Author(s)
Scherbatskoy, M. N.; Edwards, A. C.; Williams, B. L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644707)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The travel and tourism competitiveness index as a tool for economic development and poverty reduction.

This chapter first sets out to understand the role that less developed countries (LDCs) play in tourism at the present time and the potential for tourism to be a catalyst for growth. Secondly, it discusses the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) and the method of its construction. The...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Forsyth, P.; Dwyer, W.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935887)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How to construct and use indices and scales.

This chapter considers how to develop and use indices and scales in tourism research and identifies the limitations in their application. Three different indices that are particularly useful in more serious tourism research are examined: the location quotient, the Gini coefficient and the...

Author(s)
Smith, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936327)
Type
Book chapter

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