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An application of importance-performance analysis to recreational storm chasingAuthor(s): Jiawen Chen; Sonja Wilhelm Stanis; Carla Barbieri; Shuangyu Xu
Source: In: Fisher, Cherie LeBlanc; Watts, Clifton E., Jr., eds. Proceedings of the 2010 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-94. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 45-51.
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Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionSince the release of the movie "Twister" in 1996, storm chasing has become an increasingly popular form of recreation. Storm chasing tour agencies have emerged to provide technical assistance and guidance to individuals wishing to participate in this activity. However, little is known about the participants' perceptions of their storm chasing tours. Therefore, an Importance-Performance Analysis (IPA) was conducted to examine recreational storm chasers' perceptions of 22 tour operational attributes.
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CitationChen, Jiawen; Stanis, Sonja Wilhelm; Barbieri, Carla; Xu, Shuangyu. 2012. An application of importance-performance analysis to recreational storm chasing. In: Fisher, Cherie LeBlanc; Watts, Clifton E., Jr., eds. Proceedings of the 2010 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-94. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 45-51.
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