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The papers presented at the seminar include the following: I. Norling and C. Jägnert describe the results of a study into motivation and needs regarding outdoor recreation among all sections of the population. The importance of these results for recreation planning is emphasized, especially where a ...

Publisher
Oslo, Norway
Citation
Seminar om forskning vedrørende friluftsliv og rekreation., 1984, pp 250pp.
Abstract

From the middle of the 1970s the stream of tourists to the mountains in Lapland has incresed rapidly. Authorities now fear that increased human activities in the region will cause considerable damage to the ground vegetation and seriously disturb the wildlife. Near Abisko Scientific Research...

Author(s)
Emanuelsson, U.
Citation
RERG Report, Recreation Ecology Research Group, UK, 1985, No. 9, pp 63-73
Abstract

Many Danes are now city dwellers who feel the need to spend some of their leisure in green areas. During the working week people should have access to parks within a few kilometres' distance, but at the weekends and holidays, larger green areas should be accessible by a half hour's train or bus...

Author(s)
Hansen-Møller, J.
Citation
Ugeskrift for Jordbrug, 1985, 130, 33, pp 856-862
Abstract

A quantititative and a qualitative analysis was made of the effects the construction of a road between Northern Sweden and Northern Norway had on the outdoor life in a popular mountain region. The analysis is based on statistics from all the tourist establishments in the region, as well as...

Author(s)
Bäck, L.; Bäck, E.
Citation
Skrifter rörande Uppsala Universitet. C. Organisation och Wistoria, Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 1986, No. C52, pp 187pp.
Abstract

Tourism has become one of the most important export industries in Norway, generating around $200 million in foreign currency in 1990 or more than 3.5% of GNP. However, Norway only has a relatively small share of the international travel market, with only around 0.7% of the outbound holiday traffic...

Author(s)
Warmedal, M. M.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Seminar on new forms of demand and new products, Nicosia (Cyprus), 8-9 May 1991., 1991, pp 39-54
Abstract

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

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.
Abstract

This paper determines whether tourism development can be achieved in harmony with the national tradition of an active recreational life in natural surroundings, by describing how a sustainable tourism industry is being developed in Norway. Reference is made to the experiences during the...

Author(s)
Pallesen, P. F.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Sharing the earth: local identity in global culture., 1995, pp 99-110
Abstract

An account is given of the history of forest recreation in Sweden, the growth in accessibility to the countryside through the development of public transport and lodging facilities, and the effects of social class, gender and legislation establishing the right to roam on participation trends.

Author(s)
Sandell, K.
Citation
Skog&Forskning, 1998, No. 3, pp 6-12
Abstract

An account is given of the increased demand for independent leisure outdoor activity in the Swedish countryside, including walking, cycling, climbing, canoeing, horse riding, bird watching, collecting mushrooms or just enjoying the peace and quiet of the woods, and the possible effects of these...

Author(s)
Skoog, I.; Wägéus, M.
Citation
Skog&Forskning, 1998, No. 3, pp 35-41

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