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Recreation geography constitutes a large field of research internationally, but has received limited attention as a topic of investigation in Norway. The low interest can in part be attributed to the lack of a common paradigm with conceptual and methodological consensus. The article argues that the ...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.
Citation
Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift, 1993, 47, 1, pp 11-19
Abstract

The Arctic is subject to considerable pressure from a rapidly expanding world tourism industry and increasing demands for oil and gas resources. The archipelago of Svalbard in the Norwegian high Arctic contains the most accessible islands in the entire Arctic, but despite extensive use of the...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Emmelin, L.
Citation
Environmental Management, 1993, 17, 1, pp 41-50
Abstract

Detailed case studies from five continents are presented to highlight the delicate interactions between fragile environments and human activities, especially tourism, which has grown rapidly in such environments over recent years. While tourism can provide new sources of revenue and help stem...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp xiv + 238 pp.
Abstract

As a tourist destination in a marginal environment, Svalbard faces many issues and challenges, which are described in this paper. The islands constitute a vulnerable high arctic environment which are facing pressures from the mineral and petroleum industries as well as from international tourism...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp 89-108
Abstract

A study focusing on aspects of how recreational users of a dispersed use setting in a different cultural context perceive the recreational environment, and the extent to which relationships among dimensions of settings represent linear and/or more complex phenomena are presented. A case study...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.
Citation
Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift, 1999, 53, 1, pp 45-55
Abstract

The Svalbard Archipelago in the Norwegian high arctic has a diverse economy based on coal mining, arctic research, and the island's geostrategic importance. In recent years, tourism has become increasingly important, with more than a fourfold increase in tourists from the 1970s to the 1990s. This...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2000, 20, 1, pp 28-31
Abstract

Scandinavian countries are widely associated with an attractive natural environment. A long history of settlement, and use of wildland resources and relatively sparse populations have led to distinct land use practices and access traditions. Scandinavia has developed a strong public access regime,...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Haaland, H.; Sandell, K.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2001, 9, 5, pp 417-433
Abstract

Brown bears (Ursus arctos) are threatened by habitat loss, habitat fragmentation by infrastructure and human settlements, and have been hunted to local extinction in large areas of their former range. We analysed the habitat use during the non denning period of 106 radio-collared bears in an...

Author(s)
Nellemann, C.; Støen, O. G.; Kindberg, J.; Swenson, J. E.; Vistnes, I.; Ericsson, G.; Katajisto, J.; Kaltenborn, B. P.; Martin, J.; Ordiz, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biological Conservation, 2007, 138, 1/2, pp 157-165
Abstract

Rural tourism, especially through second-home development is increasing rapidly in much of Europe, the USA and Canada offering new economic opportunities for local communities, but also challenges related to environmental impacts and differing perceptions within communities about appropriate...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Andersen, O.; Nellemann, C.; Bjerke, T.; Thrane, C.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 6, pp 664-680
Abstract

World Heritage Sites (WHSs) are motivated by such diverse reasons as heritage celebration, alarm calls, tourism branding and marketing and place making. Irrespective of the primary motivation for their creation, WHSs are often used to develop tourism based on cultural and natural resources of...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Thomassen, J.; Wold, L. C.; Linnell, J. D. C.; Skar, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 1, pp 99-116

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