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Cover for Winter tourism forces and challenges: spatial, socio-cultural and economic issues and climate change adaptation.

This chapter summarizes the first part of the book which deals with a number of winter tourism dynamics currently influencing tourism planning and development in mountainous areas worldwide. The chapters in this section introduce major challenges in the overall development of ski resorts, including ...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The different shades of snow - an analysis of winter tourism in European regional planning and policy documents.

This chapter examines tourism policy and planning documents of alpine, Arctic and subarctic regions in terms of: (i) the challenges and trends in European winter tourism; (ii) the planned regional responses to those challenges and trends; and (iii) the future of European winter tourism from a...

Author(s)
Bohn, D.; Bernardi, C. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter recreation trends in the Swedish mountains - challenges and opportunities.

This chapter aims is to review trends in some of the main winter recreation activities in the Swedish mountains in order to discuss associated challenges and opportunities through the lens of such mega trends. To do so, it takes advantage of previous studies of mountain recreation in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Chekalina, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agroecosystems' resilience and social-ecological vulnerability index to climate change in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

The concept of resilience has gained momentum during the current climate change era. Resilience is said to be the measure of the amount of change the system can undergo while still retaining the same controls on function and structure. Taking into account the effects of changing climate, the term...

Author(s)
Shirima, K. C.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overview of mountain tourism: substantive nature, historical context, areas of focus.

This chapter provides a brief introduction to mountain tourism and sport and adventure activities in mountain areas in their theoretical and historical context. It also describes the management themes of the book relevant to mountain tourism.

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Johnsen, S.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What goes up Mt. Whitney must come down.

As the highest mountain in the "lower 48," Mt. Whitney is a favorite destination for many hikers in the USA and beyond. However, this popularity has led to a number of management problems, including impacts associated with very large numbers of visitors on the trail and summit and improper disposal ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resilience and perceptions of problems in alpine regions.

There is evidence for a considerable gap in the perception of the urgency to act and adapt to climate change between the science community and the tourism industry. This gap is explored in this chapter using the example of alpine tourism. The scientific knowledge on climate change and alpine...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Steiger, R.; Trawöger, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Let there be light in Great Smoky Mountains.

A wondrous display of synchronous fireflies at Great Smoky Mountains National Park draws many visitors to the park each spring. However, the small viewing area and limited number of days over which this natural event takes place challenges the National Park Service to prevent associated resource...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forest hydrology of mountainous and snow-dominated watersheds.

This chapter focuses mainly on the hydrological processes observed in the mountainous and subalpine temperate coniferous forests in the Western part of North America, in which it broadly include the states of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, northern California, Montana- west of the Continental Divide,...

Author(s)
Elliot, W. J.; Dobre, M.; Srivastava, A.; Elder, K. J.; Link, T. E.; Brooks, E. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Forest hydrology: processes, management and assessment.

This new book with 17 chapters is unique and different from the previous forest hydrology books in that world-renowned international professors, scientists, engineers, managers and researchers with a long background and expertise in forest hydrology, management and applications have...

Author(s)
Amatya, D. M.; Williams, T. M.; Bren, L.; Jong, C. de
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book

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