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This volume contains the proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Ecosystems and Sustainable Development that was held in Coimbra (Portugal) in September 2007. ECOSUD offers a unique opportunity and encourages the interdisciplinary communication between scientists, engineers and...

Author(s)
Tiezzi, E.; Marques, J. C.; Brebbia, C. A.; Jørgensen, S. E.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Ecosystems and sustainable development VI, 2007, pp xvi + 567 pp.
Abstract

The articles presented in this volume summarize the results of the SPIn-Eco Project, a 4-year (2001-2004) research programme promoted by the Administration of the Province of Siena (Italy) with the financial support of the Monte dei Paschi Di Siena Foundation. The acronym SPIn-Eco means...

Author(s)
Bastianoni, S.; Tiezzi, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2008, 86, 2, pp 329-426
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A nautical tourism port is a tourist facility, which, from a business, spatial, construction and functional aspect, provides a venue and service in its entirety for satisfying the requirements of nautical tourism and nautical tourists, namely boaters. In countries with a developed nautical tourism...

Author(s)
Kasum, J.; Bozic-Fredotovic, K.; Vidan, P.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Management of natural resources, sustainable development and ecological hazards II. Second International Conference on Management of Natural Resources, Sustainable Development and Ecological Hazards, Ravage of the Planet II, 2010, pp 123-133
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As a consequence of the rapid growth of the tourism sector, special emphasis is placed on destinations and tourism products connected to or based on certain physical and environmental factors. However, the negative environmental consequences of tourism are, in many cases, overemphasised to the...

Author(s)
Baros, Z.; Dávid, L.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Ecosystems and sustainable development VI, 2007, pp 395-404
Abstract

Many studies have shown that a tourist service or product is a blend of ecological, social and economic sub-systems, operable in the area of interest. Carrying capacity assessment has become an indispensable tool for formulating policy and strategies in the tourist industry worldwide. It is well...

Author(s)
Tselentis, B. S.; Prokopiou, D. G.; Bousbouras, D.; Toanoglou, M.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Ecosystems and sustainable development VI, 2007, pp 375-385
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Tourism activities can generate both positive and negative effects on the conditions of the areas where visiting and fruition activities take place; every form of human use of natural environment causes changes to the environment conditions. Evaluation of carrying capacity of a destination has as a ...

Author(s)
Castellani, V.; Sala, S.; Pitea, D.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Ecosystems and sustainable development VI, 2007, pp 365-374
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In sizeable tourist areas, the mutual interaction "tourism - municipal solid waste (MSW) - sustainability" should be attentively investigated, as tourism fluxes could have a strong impact on the performance of implemented MSW management strategies. In this perspective, the present paper analyses...

Author(s)
Caramiello, C.; Fabbri, L.; Marzi, M.; Tatàno, F.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Ecosystems and sustainable development VII, 2009, pp 471-482

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