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The southern Atherton Tablelands comprises diverse green spaces - meadows, croplands, woodlots and rainforest - which are integrated into a large-scale tablelands landscape. This paper examines visitors' perceptions of the landscape of the southern Atherton Tablelands as a form of public good and...

Author(s)
Suh JungHo; Lwanga, R.; Harrison, S.; Herbohn, J.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Small-scale Forestry, 2011, 10, 3, pp 319-338
Abstract

Intensive recreational use of oligotrophic lakes can lead to increases in epilimnetic nutrient concentrations (through direct inputs from urine or re-suspension of sediments) and the development of undesirable algal blooms. Despite these adverse ecological responses to tourist activities, many lake ...

Author(s)
Hadwen, W. L.; Bunn, S. E.; Arthington, A. H.; Mosisch, T. D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management, 2005, 8, 2, pp 159-173
Abstract

Fraser Island's perched dune lakes are magnets for tourists. Our research has documented the ecological consequences of unregulated visitor use of these systems, with a focus on the likely visitor-mediated delivery of nutrients to these oligotrophic systems. In addition to threats from visitors, a...

Author(s)
Hadwen, W. L.; Arthington, A. H.
Publisher
Royal Society of Queensland Inc., St Lucia, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 2011, 117, pp 485-493