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Balancing the demands for recreational use against the need to preserve places is one of the most contentious and fundamental challenges of coastal area and barrier island management. This creates an inherent need to address the carrying capacity of barrier islands in a thoughtful, deliberate,...

Author(s)
Hallo, J. C.; Brownlee, M. T. J.; Hughes, M. D.; Fefer, J. P.; Manning, R. E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 2/3, pp 121-140
Abstract

Formulation of standards of quality in parks and outdoor recreation can be guided by normative theory and related empirical methods. We apply this approach to measure the acceptability of a range of use levels in national parks in Turkey and the United States. Using statistical methods for...

Author(s)
Sayan, S.; Krymkowski, D. H.; Manning, R. E.; Valliere, W. A.; Rovelstad, E. L.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Environmental Management, 2013, 52, 2, pp 493-502
Abstract

Wildlife viewing is a primary attraction at Denali National Park (DNP), with most visitors wishing to observe the "Big 5": grizzly bear (Ursus arctos), wolf (Canis lupus), caribou (Rangifer tarandus), Dall sheep (Ovis dalli dalli), and moose (Alces alces gigas). This study explored the role of...

Author(s)
Skibins, J. C.; Hallo, J. C.; Sharp, J. L.; Manning, R. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 2012, 17, 2, pp 112-128
Abstract

Mountain summits present a unique challenge to manage sustainably: they are ecologically important and, in many circumstances, under high demand for recreation and tourism activities. This article presents recent advances in the assessment of resource conditions and visitor disturbance in mountain...

Author(s)
Monz, C. A.; Marion, J. L.; Goonan, K. A.; Manning, R. E.; Wimpey, J.; Carr, C.
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2010, 30, 4, pp 332-343
Abstract

This research was designed to assist the managers of Yellowstone National Park (YNP) located in Rocky Mountains, USA, in their decision making about winter visitation. The focus of this report is on winter use patterns and winter visitor preferences. It is the author's hope that this information...

Author(s)
Davenport, M. A.; Freimund, W. A.; Borrie, W. T.; Manning, R. E.; Valliere, W. A.; Wang, B.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2000, No. RMRS-P-15(Vol. 4), pp 86-92
Abstract

Contemporary park and wilderness carrying capacity frameworks rely on formulation of standards of quality, which are defined as minimum acceptable resource and social conditions. Formulation of standards of quality involves elements of both science and values, and both of these elements must be...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Lawson, S. R.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Environmental Management, 2002, 30, 2, pp 157-168
Abstract

The nature of recreation and resource management issues related to the winter season in Yellowstone National Park in the USA requires a holistic approach in understanding visitor preferences, perceptions, and support for management actions. A dramatic increase in winter visitation over the past...

Author(s)
Davenport, M. A.; Borrie, W. T.; Freimund, W. A.; Manning, R. E.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2002, 20, 3, pp 51-64
Abstract

This study explores the validity of measuring crowding norms in the outdoor recreation of 1744 visitors during the summer of 1998 and 1999 in the USA through the use of respondent self-assessment techniques. Review of the literature on crowding norms, and the related topic of contingent valuation,...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Newman, P.; Valliere, W. A.; Wang, B.; Lawson, S. R.
Publisher
National Recreation and Park Association, Ashburn, USA
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 2001, 33, 3, pp 251-271
Abstract

This study explores the utility of computer simulation as a tool for describing visitor travel by building a dynamic model of visitor travel on the carriage roads of Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. Field research was carried out on 9 and 26 July, 15 and 29 August and 8 September 1995 and...

Author(s)
Wang, B.; Manning, R. E.
Citation
Environmental Management, 1999, 23, 2, pp 193-203
Abstract

This study developed, applied and compared alternative measurement approaches for crowding norms on the carriage roads of Acadia National Park in Maine, USA. The different measurement approaches included both visual (using photographs) and numerical (perceived number of visitors that would...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Valliere, W. A.; Jacobi, C.
Publisher
Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Radnor, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, 1997, No. NE-232, pp 139-145

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