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Cover for High nature value farming: environmental practices for rural sustainability.

This chapter focuses on possible transition pathways towards sustainable agriculture through an understanding of the environmental, social, cultural and economic advantages of 'high nature value farming' (HNVF) and its implications for European regions. The overall objective is to explore how the...

Author(s)
Peneva, M.; Draganova, M.; Gonzalez, C.; Diaz, M.; Mishev, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transition processes and natural resource management.

Transitions relating to public goods from the agricultural sector, particularly water quality, are addressed in this chapter. The common characteristic of the three case studies presented in this chapter is that they focus on areas where agriculture is exerting pressure on water resources. The...

Author(s)
Vlahos, G.; Schiller, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of climate change on temperate forests and interaction with management.

This chapter presents a summary of the results of predictions based on 50×50 km grid climate scenarios and discusses the interactive effects between management scenarios and site fertility on forest growth and carbon balance, potential habitat areas for tree species and insects and areas at...

Author(s)
Loustau, D.; Ogée, J.; Dufrêne, E.; Déqué, M.; Dupouey, J. L.; Badeau, V.; Viovy, N.; Ciais, P.; Desprez-Loustau, M. L.; Roques, A.; Chuine, I.; Mouillot, F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of theme parks.

This chapter first considers the role played by theme parks as elements for generating new areas of centrality. It then discusses the economic impacts of theme parks at a local and a regional level and their use as tools for development. Also discussed are the environmental and social impacts of...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountaineering.

This chapter describes recent trends in mountaineering adventure tourism and presents case studies from around the world. For each continent or region (Andes, Antarctica, Central Asia, Europe, Himalayas, New Zealand, North America, and Great Britain), information on mountaineering adventure tour...

Author(s)
Hales, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluating downscaling methods for preparing global circulation model (GCM) data for hydrological impact modelling.

This paper introduces four downscaling techniques and one spatial downscaling technique (kriging) used in the ADAPT project. Statistical methods 1 and 2 are simple methods that correct future projections based on annual and monthly averages, respectively. Method 3 adds to method 2 a correction...

Author(s)
Bouwer, L. M.; Aerts, J. C. J. H.; Coterlet, G. M. van de; Giesen, N. van de; Gieske, A.; Mannaerts, C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural areas.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to rural areas. The chapter focuses on rural tourism in Europe, where this form of tourism is particularly highly developed. The need to manage tourist pressure in rural areas is pointed out, highlighting examples of social and...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter

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