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Measurement of quality in national parks is discussed with reference to the carriage roads of Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. Methods of quality measurement included surveying representative samples of carriage road visitors. Two types of indicators were identified, one was crowd-related and...

Author(s)
Manning, R.; Jacobi, C.; Valliere, W.; Wang, B.
Citation
Parks & Recreation (Ashburn), 1998, 33, 7, pp 88-94
Abstract

Estimating Day Use Social Carrying Capacity in Yosemite National Park Carrying capacity has been a long-standing issue in management of parks and outdoor recreation. Contemporary carrying capacity frameworks rely on formulation of indicators and standards of quality of the recreation experience to...

Author(s)
Manning, R.; Valliere, W.; Wang, B.; Lawson, S.; Newman, P.
Publisher
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2002, 27, 1/2, pp 77-102
Abstract

This study explores the utility of computer simulation as a tool for describing visitor travel by building a dynamic model of visitor travel on the carriage roads of Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. Field research was carried out on 9 and 26 July, 15 and 29 August and 8 September 1995 and...

Author(s)
Wang, B.; Manning, R. E.
Citation
Environmental Management, 1999, 23, 2, pp 193-203