Visitor use density and wilderness experience: proceedings; 2000 June 13; Missoula, MTAuthor(s): Wayne A. Freimund; David N. Cole
Source: Proceedings RMRS-P-20. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 67 p.
Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionThe workshop was convened to assess progress and offer further ideas regarding scientific contributions to (1) understanding relationships between visitor use density and wilderness experiences and (2) applying such knowledge to decisions about use limitation in wilderness and parks. The first paper provides an overview of the topic and the papers presented at the workshop. Subsequent papers include reviews of previous research, discussion of issues related to use limitation, exploration of the solitude concept and of visitor conflict, and explications of alternative research methodologies.
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CitationFreimund, Wayne A.; Cole, David N., comps. 2001. Visitor use density and wilderness experience: proceedings; 2000 June 13; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-20. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 67 p.
Keywordscarrying capacity, recreation management, solitude, use limits, visitor density, wilderness experience, research methods
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