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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

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

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...

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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

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