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Visitor Management Policies in Protected Areas and National Parks

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dc.contributor.author Watkins, Sarah
dc.date.accessioned 2013-03-22T20:46:11Z
dc.date.available 2013-03-22T20:46:11Z
dc.date.issued 2013-03-22
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/6191
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this report is to examine visitor management techniques, their use throughout history and their impact to date. The impact of visitor management techniques specifically on protected areas and national parks will be examined through the overview of case studies looking at Australia, The Great Barrier Reef, and Antarctica. The studies show that techniques like planning, provision of facilities, site hardening, and education were all effective management techniques in reducing visitor impacts. These findings are important in reinforcing management efforts currently and providing a starting point for management in the future to tackle the problems of environmental sustainability and visitor satisfaction. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject visitor management en_US
dc.subject national parks en_US
dc.subject Antarctica en_US
dc.title Visitor Management Policies in Protected Areas and National Parks en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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