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The effects of a large holiday resort on the distribution and range use of semi-domesticated reindeer were studied in the three most important habitat types on the NW edge of Saariselkä forest, eastern Finnish Lapland. In two of these habitats the relative reindeer densities increased in winter,...

Author(s)
Helle, T.; Särkelä, M.
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 1993, 8, 1, pp 123-133
Abstract

Potential avoidance by wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) of high-altitude tourist resorts during winter was investigated in and near Rondane National Park in Norway. Distribution of reindeer was mapped using systematic snowmobile surveys during 1991-96 and compared with results from...

Author(s)
Nellemann, C.; Jordhøy, P.; Støen, O. G.; Strand, O.
Citation
Arctic, 2000, 53, 1, pp 9-17
Abstract

Habitat selection of semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) was investigated through faecal pellet-group counts and by direct observations of reindeer from helicopter in the Lǻngfjället area Idre reindeer herding district (62°10′N) and in Mittǻdalen reindeer herding district...

Author(s)
Skarin, A.; Danell, Ö.; Bergström, R.; Moen, J.
Publisher
Nordic Council for Reindeer Research (NOR), Tromsø, Norway
Citation
Rangifer, 2004, 24, 2, pp 95-103
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Cover for Hunting tourism as ecotourism: conflicts and opportunities.

This chapter describes moose hunting in Locknevi, Sweden, and explores the economic, sociocultural, and ecological aspects of hunting tourism, particularly from the local hunters' perspective. It is concluded that hunting tourism has a potential to fulfil the principles of ecotourism in terms of...

Author(s)
Gunnarsdotter, Y.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A high-resolution peat profile from the vicinity of Saariselkä (68°25.24′N, 27°25.19′E), a large tourist centre in northern Finnish Lapland, was sampled continuously at near annual resolution to a depth of 22 cm in order to interpret the changes in pollen assemblages and vegetation resulting from...

Author(s)
Räsänen, S.; Froyd, C.; Goslar, T.
Publisher
Arnold, London, UK
Citation
Holocene, 2007, 17, 4, pp 447-456

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