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The article presents a review of research conducted into multiple use of forests in Scandinavia based on the 20 papers presented at the 1988 and 1991 seminars of the Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics. Research topics of note include multiple forest use economics; monetary and non-monetary...

Author(s)
Sievanen, T.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1991, 16, 2, pp 55-59
Abstract

A household survey was carried out in the city of Hämeenlinna, Finland to investigate patterns of participation in outdoor recreational activities. Public opinion of recreational facilities and services and their management was also examined. It was intended that the information obtained be used...

Author(s)
Sievänen, T.
Publisher
Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Folia Forestalia, 1993, No. 824, pp 62 pp.
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Author(s)
Sievanen, T.; Vries, S. de; Scrinzi, G.; Floris, A.
Publisher
IUFRO (International Union of Forestry Research Organizations) Secretariat, Wien, Austria
Citation
Forests and society: the role of research. Volume 1: Sub-plenary sessions. XXI IUFRO World Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 7-12 August 2000, 2000, pp 453-463
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As in many industrialized countries, Finnish policy makers see nature tourism as a source of rural economic development. This study explores the factors that influence traveller expenditures on nature trips. While focusing primarily on nature tourism in southern Finland, it also draws comparisons...

Author(s)
Pouta, E.; Neuvonen, M.; Sievänen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 118-135
Abstract

Today, almost half of the Finnish population has regular access to a recreational home in a rural area. As recurrent visitors, recreational home users create the potential for rural development. This study uses population survey data (collected between August 1998 and May 2000) to approach...

Author(s)
Sievänen, T.; Pouta, E.; Neuvonen, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2007, 7, 3, pp 223-242
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Cross-country skiing has a long history in Finland, and it is a part of the national identity of Finns. This study on cross-country skiers' adaptation to changing climate describes groups of cross-country skiers with reference to their motives for skiing, and their perceptions and preferences on...

Author(s)
Landauer, M.; Sievänen, T.; Neuvonen, M.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2009, 187, 2, pp 99-113
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Understanding the relationship between national park characteristics and the number of visits is crucial for the planning and management of parks. Visitation, the number of visits to the park, has a key role to play in assessing the social and economic impacts of new and existing parks. This study...

Author(s)
Puustinen, J.; Pouta, E.; Neuvonen, M.; Sievänen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2009, 8, 1, pp 18-31
Abstract

The numbers of visits to national parks and other types of nature areas have increased remarkably in Finland in last ten years. This trend is partly similar in many other countries, but also opposite trends has been observed. In order to better understand the potential visitor flow to national...

Author(s)
Vanhatalo, A.; Uusivuori, J.; Mikkola, J.; Neuvonen, M.; Sievänen, T.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2010, No.43, pp 222
Abstract

Understanding the relationship between the number of visits to national parks and their characteristics is crucial for park planning and management. Visitation has a key role in existing national parks, but also in assessing the social and economic impacts of new parks. This study examined how the...

Author(s)
Neuvonen, M.; Pouta, E.; Puustinen, J.; Sievänen, T.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal for Nature Conservation, 2010, 18, 3, pp 224-229
Abstract

The study aims to understand national park visitors' interests to use tourism services provided in the vicinity of Linnansaari, Seitseminen and Repovesi national parks in Southern Finland. Separate visitor groups were identified based on their use of tourism services and their intention to revisit...

Author(s)
Sievänen, T.; Neuvonen, M.; Pouta, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 54-73

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