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The paper sums up the results of recent research work dealing with amenity valuation of rural landscapes in 3 provinces in Finland (Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Finland and North Karelia). The different approaches to scenic values in forest planning include visual preference studies, preference...

Author(s)
Tyrväinen, L.; Tahvanainen, L.
Publisher
European Forest Institute (EFI), Joensuu, Finland
Citation
EFI Proceedings, 2000, No. 35, pp 141-150
Abstract

The cultural roots and images of the Finnish wilderness lie in its use as a source of livelihood practiced in southern and central Finland during the Middle Ages. There are statutory wilderness areas in Finland, but Finnish people consider many other areas as wilderness. It is important for...

Author(s)
Hallikainen, V.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2000, No. RMRS-P-15(Vol. 2), pp 205-217
Abstract

In northern areas one of the basic resources is wood in different utilizable forms. The forest environment also represents values of nature and recreation; however, the present paper is concentrated on material values of wood resources, such as traditional pulp and saw wood and new possibilities to ...

Author(s)
Kiukaanniemi, E.
Publisher
Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Metsäntutkimuslaitoksen Tiedonantoja, 2000, No.791, pp 1-7
Abstract

This paper examines the applicability of computer-based geographic information systems (GIS) in wilderness planning in general and in recreation planning in particular. The case of GIS application in the Käsivarsi Wilderness recreation plan is presented. The Finnish Forest and Park Service (FPS) is ...

Author(s)
Kajala, L.; Välkky, E.
Publisher
Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Metsäntutkimuslaitoksen Tiedonantoja, 2000, No.791, pp 1-12
Abstract

Environmental factors must be regarded to the same degree as timber production in the Swedish Forestry Act. To coordinate different interests in forestry, it is necessary to develop criteria, indicating the degree of consideration in varying aspects. Biodiversity indicators in a single stand are,...

Author(s)
Eriksson, L.; Lindhagen, A.
Publisher
European Forest Institute (EFI), Joensuu, Finland
Citation
EFI Proceedings, 2001, No.36, pp 161-176
Abstract

The present status of species and habitats in Finnish wilderness areas is largely a consequence of past administrative, use, and management traditions in northern Finland. The existing wilderness legislation sets a framework for management, but historical uses and administrative decisions have...

Author(s)
Sippola, A. L.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2002, No.RMRS-P-26, pp 75-84
Abstract

Iceland's natural resources include an abundance of geothermal energy and hydropower, of which only 10-15% is currently being utilized. These are clean, renewable sources of energy. The cost to convert these resources to electricity is relatively low, making them attractive and highly marketable...

Author(s)
Gunnarsson, B.; Gunnarsson, M. V.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2002, No.RMRS-P-26, pp 54-63
Abstract

This paper provides an introduction to the recreational fishery resources in Denmark, their users, and their management. Fishery regulations and conflicts between user groups are also discussed.

Author(s)
Rasmussen, G.; Geertz-Hansen, P.; Jepsen, N.
Publisher
Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, Northern Territory of Australia, Katherine, Australia
Citation
Fishery Report - Department of Business, Industry & Resource Development, Northern Territory Government, 2003, No.67, pp 169-171
Abstract

This paper is based on an analysis of the Swedish component of a large Nordic recreational fisheries survey conducted from October 1999 to January 2000. The main focus of the survey was willingness-to-pay (WTP), and hence the estimation of the economic value of recreational fishing. It is revealed...

Author(s)
Appelblad, H.; Bengtsson, B.; Weissglas, G.
Publisher
Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, Northern Territory of Australia, Katherine, Australia
Citation
Fishery Report - Department of Business, Industry & Resource Development, Northern Territory Government, 2003, No.67, pp 39-42
Abstract

In 1989 the Danish Parliament announced it an official goal of the forest policy to double the Danish forest area in 60-100 years. One of the goals of this policy was to improve the recreational possibilities for the urban population. Therefore focus has been on furthering public afforestation...

Author(s)
Anthon, S.; Thorsen, B. J.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2004, No.40, pp 115-121

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