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Cover for Adventure recreation research.

This chapter reviews the literature on adventure tourism/recreation focusing on (i) adventure products, (ii) impacts (ecological impacts, social impacts and conflicts, and economic impacts), (iii) risks and accidents, and (iv) participant perceptions and psychology.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental impacts of motorized off-highway vehicles.

This review considers the impacts on the natural environment of commonly used off highway vehicles (OHVs) including 4-wheel drive vehicles, smaller all-terrain vehicles, larger tundra buggies, trailbikes and snowmobiles. These impacts, can, however, be reduced considerably through careful driving...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of ecotourism on birds.

This chapter reviews published scientific literature on the impacts of ecotourism on birds in an attempt to identify any general patterns and to illustrate the degree of variation. It draws on two previous reviews [See Journal of Environmental Management (1992) 36, 253-286 and Liddle, M.J. ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Visitor-impact data in a land-management context.

Land managers need to know the impacts of different recreational activities in different environments. Different impacts are critical in different ecosystems. Localized, direct, lasting impacts, which are cheap and easy to measure, such as trampling, have been studied much more than diffuse,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.; King, N.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of hiking and camping on soils and vegetation: a review.

This chapter (1) provides a historical context of the development of the literature on the impacts of hiking and camping on soils and vegetation, (2) discusses the types of studies that have been employed (each with inherent strengths and weaknesses) and (3) briefly assesses the geographical...

Author(s)
Cole, D. N.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental impacts associated with recreational horse-riding.

This chapter provides a state of knowledge review of some of the most recent research concerned with the environmental impacts of horse riding as a recreational activity. The perspective is derived from studies carried out in the USA and Australia, but the results and conclusions derived from this...

Author(s)
Newsome, D.; Cole, D. N.; Marion, J. L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of tourboats in marine environments.

This review characterizes tourboat operators and their impacts based on technical knowledge and information collected from interviews with Australian operators in seven geographical regions. It also summarizes cases published in the peer-reviewed scientific literature that describe impacts of any...

Author(s)
Warnken, J.; Byrnes, T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of recreational power-boating on freshwater ecosystems.

This chapter provides a concise overall review of the main findings of studies undertaken in the past on motorized recreational boating on inland waters and their effects on aquatic ecosystems. This review has been structured around three main types of impact: physical impacts, chemical impacts,...

Author(s)
Mosisch, T. D.; Arthington, A. H.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter