Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysing the structure of destinations.

This chapter addresses core methodological issues which arise in analysing the spatial and organizational structure of destinations. Analysis of the spatial structure of destinations focuses on the location, distribution and interaction of phenomena, while the analysis of the organizational...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structure of urban destinations.

This chapter begins by reviewing the spatial structure of urban attractions and activities followed by accommodation. The focus switches next to research on tourist districts and precincts and then to consideration of broader network and relationship issues, a theme that has attracted relatively...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structure of coastal resorts.

The focus in this chapter is on those destinations where tourism is a dominant function and the beach and coastal waters are a prime attraction. Their morphology is considered first, i.e. the spatial arrangement of basic structural features which demonstrate a close relationship between...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spatial and organizational structure of destinations: a synthesis.

This chapter draws together the key themes from the book's chapters to arrive at a more integrated set of findings and conclusions concerning first the spatial and then the organizational structure of destinations. Relationships between the two forms of structure are then discussed. For common or...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Zoonoses.

This book chapter focuses on zoonoses that are not transmitted primarily through food. Establishing systematic data collection is the first step to manage zoonoses. Management is complicated by heterogeneity: zoonoses may have a significant and debilitating effect on some communities but not on...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; Alonso, S.; Bett, B.; Cook, E.; Lee HuSuk; Liljander, A.; Mariner, J.; Mutua, F.; Hung Nguyen Viet; Patel, E.; Randolph, T. F.; Roesel, K.; Thomas, L.; Toye, P.; Unger, F.; Wieland, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modelling the distribution of butterfly species.

This chapter uses butterfly data to model the variation in spatial distribution. Butterflies are a well studied group of insects with reliable assessments of the numbers of species in various regions across the world. In this case, data on the number of butterflies in different countries across...

Author(s)
Gillman, E.; Gillman, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393104)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Boullón's theory of touristic space.

Boullón's conception of touristic space, which is determined by observing the territorial distribution of tourist attractions and infrastructure, is discussed. Various components of touristic space (zone, area, complex, centre, unit, nucleus, cluster, corridor, transit corridor or visiting...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Planning tool 3: facility/service audit - facility use and its measurement.

This chapter considers the challenges of measuring facility use levels in leisure, sport and tourism. It discusses the different usage data collection methods, and brings capacity and use together by examining the spatial dimension of facility use. Spatial analysis is concerned with facility...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisonous and venomous: marine alien species in the Mediterranean Sea and human health.

The Suez Canal is the main pathway of introduction of alien species into the Mediterranean Sea. Its successive enlargements left the entire sea prone to colonization by highly impacting invasive alien species, including poisonous and venomous ones. The temporal and spatial extent of occurrence in...

Author(s)
Galil, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Predictive characterization methods for accessing and using CWR diversity.

This chapter reports and discusses the results of the application of the ecogeographical filtering and calibration methods to crop wild relatives of the genera Avena, Beta, Brassica and Medicago, which were the target genera of the PGR Secure project. The ecogeographical filtering method filters...

Author(s)
Thormann, I.; Parra-Quijano, M.; Rubio Teso, M. L.; Endresen, D. T. F.; Dias, S.; Iriondo, J. M.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics