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    Author(s): John J. Lindsay; Hubertus J. Mittmann
    Date: 1979
    Source: In: Elsner, Gary H., and Richard C. Smardon, technical coordinators. 1979. Proceedings of our national landscape: a conference on applied techniques for analysis and management of the visual resource [Incline Village, Nev., April 23-25, 1979]. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-35. Berkeley, CA. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: p. 31-35
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    Not too long ago winter sports facilities were small and simple. As more people participated in winter sports and technology advanced, the impact on the land in-creased not only from the standpoint of actual facilities needed for winter recreation but also from associated facilities. In many instances winter sports areas developed into full fledged tourist oriented communities with a multitude of services. Although these areas were initially only winter sports oriented, it soon became apparent that the summer recreationists could enjoy them as well. To make the areas attractive to people, the visual appearance became a key factor in planning, design and construction. Because of this, it was realized that the visual resource management system should be applied to all alterations of the landscape.

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    Lindsay, John J.; Mittmann, Hubertus J. 1979. Simulated field trip on ski area development. In: Elsner, Gary H., and Richard C. Smardon, technical coordinators. 1979. Proceedings of our national landscape: a conference on applied techniques for analysis and management of the visual resource [Incline Village, Nev., April 23-25, 1979]. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-35. Berkeley, CA. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: p. 31-35

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