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Carrying capacity: maintaining outdoor recreation qualityAuthor(s): David W. Lime; George H. Stankey
Source: In: Larson, E.vH., ed. The Forest Recreation Symposium. State University of New York College of Forestry; 1971 October 12-14: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 174-184.
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Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionA discussion of (1) what is meant by the concept of recreational carrying capacity; (2) what is known about capacities in terms of both how resources and experience of visitors are affected by recreational use; and (3) what alternative procedures the administrator can use to manage both resources and visitors for capacity.
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CitationLime, David W.; Stankey, George H. 1971. Carrying capacity: maintaining outdoor recreation quality. In: Larson, E.vH., ed. The Forest Recreation Symposium. State University of New York College of Forestry; 1971 October 12-14: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 174-184.
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