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Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and
Protected Areas

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Accepted papers and posters – May 25, 2004
Preliminary topic groups of presentations

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Visitor monitoring methods

Oral presentations:

Donald B. K. English, Stanley J. Zarnoch and Susan M. Kocis: Designing a Sampling System for Concurrently Measuring Outdoor Recreation Visitation and Describing Visitor Characteristics

Simon Melville and Juha Ruohonen: The development of a remote-download visitor counting system

Mark Shapochkin, Ver Kiseleva, Oxana Syriamkina and Vladimir Nikitin: Mapping the Intensity of Recreation Impact in the National Park Losiny Ostrov, Moscow

Susan M. Kocis, Stanley J. Zarnoch and Donald B.K. English: Effects of Road Sign Wording on Visitor Survey Non-Response Bias

Experiences of national, regional and on-site visitor inventories

Oral presentations:

Anna Julia Passold and Teresa Cristina Magro: Comparing Indicators Effectiveness for Monitoring Visitor Impact in Intervales State Park, Brazil: Wanders-Measured Versus Specialist-Measured Experience

Hans Skov-Petersen and Frank Søndergaard Jensen: Assessing recreation in the Danish nature – present Experiences, towards a future Monitoring System

Masayoshi Takahashi: Actual condition and problem of visitor use in Jozankei National Forest, Japan

Visitor flow modelling and data management

Oral presentations:

Duncan Cavens, Eckart Lange, Willy A. Schmid, Christian Gloor and Kai Nagel: Integrating Visual Quality Modeling within an Agent-Based Hiking Simulation for the Swiss Alps

Sjerp de Vries, André Jellema and Martin Goossen: FORVISITS: modelling visitor flows at a regional level

Stanley J. Zarnoch, Donald B. K. English and Susan M. Kocis: A Model for Outdoor Recreation Use with Applications to Evaluating Survey Estimators

Wolfgang Haider and Colleen Anderson: Modeling the trail uses of Jasper residents in Jasper National Park

Michael Yuan, Norman McIntyre, Robert Payne and Jeff Moore: Development of a Spatial Recreation Planning Framework for Canadian Crown Lands

Special Workshop: Travel Simulation Modeling for Recreation Planning
Session organizer: Randy Gimblett, University of Arizona

Steven R. Lawson, Ann Mayo Kiely and Robert E. Manning: Identifying and Evaluating Alternatives for Managing Crowding at Wilderness Campsites on Isle Royale

Jan W. van Wagtendonk: Simulation modeling of visitor flows: where have we been and where are we going?

Steve Lawson, Randy Gimblett, Robert Itami and Robert E. Manning: Monitoring and Managing Recreational Use in Backcountry Landscapes Using Computer-Based Simulation Modeling

Erik Murdock: Understanding Recreation Flow to Protect Wilderness Resources at Joshua Tree National Park, California

Chris Sharp, Randy Gimblett and Robert Itami: Linking Visitor Flows and Patterns of Use with General Management Planning in Saguaro National Park

Rachel Nelson, Suzanne Cable, Robert Itami, Randy Gimblett and David Cole: Inventory, Monitoring and Simulating the Impacts from Dispersed Visitor Use in the Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness


Barbara Dumont and Hubert Gulinck: Push and pull assemblages for modeling visitor’s flows in complex landscapes

Steven R. Lawson and Robert E. Manning: Describing, Monitoring and Managing Visitor Flows in Parks and Protected Areas Using Computer-Based Simulation Modeling

Anders Lundgren and Erling Häggström Lundevaller: Micro-Simulation Modelling of Domestic Tourism Travel Patterns in Sweden

Visitor/User conflicts and other behavior studies

Oral presentations:

Patricia Bernet: Interaction between nature protection and leisure's groups, by example of the largest protected area in the region of Zurich, Switzerland

Ian Keirle and Mathew Stephen: Do walkers stay on footpaths? An observational study of Cwm Idwal in the Snowdonia National Park

Chieh-Lu Li, Harry C. Zinn, Garry E. Chick, Alan R. Graefe and James D. Absher: Hofstede’s Cultural Measure In A National Forest Recreation Context

R.J. Payne, N. McIntyre, M. Yuan, J. Moore, L. Bradford and S. Elliott: Recreation Experience Preferences and Activity Profiles in a Crown Land Forest in Ontario, Canada

Berit Svanqvist and Norman McIntyre: Living in the Forest: Meanings and Use of Recreational Residences

Stefan Tuerk and Edwin Jakob: Outdoor recreation activities in nature protection areas - Situation in Germany


Pieter Roovers, Barbara Dumont, Hubert Gulinck and Martin Hermy: Visual obstruction of herb vegetation, defining standards for natural barriers

Visitor information and visitor management

Oral presentations:

Donald B. K. English, Susan M. Kocis and Stanley J. Zarnoch: Characteristics and Use Patterns of Visitors to Dispersed Areas of Urban National Forests

Akihiro Kobayasi: Visitors' Attitudes Toward Traffic Control Systems in Shiretoko National Park and Daisetsuzan National Park of Japan

Alexander Krämer: Evaluation of the success of visitor flow management projects in the Nature Park Southern Blackforest

Zsuzsanna Szilágyi: Visitor Management in the Danube-Ipoly National Park

Brijesh Thapa, John J. Confer and Jamie Mendelsohn: Trip motivations among water-based recreationists

Regiane Vilas Bôas, Antônio Cláudio Davide and Cláudia M. Ribeiro Andrade: Visitors of Parque Florestal Quedas Do Rio Bonito, Lavras (Mg), Brazil: A Management Planning Based on Profile, Perceptions, Needs nd Motivations


Marge Rammo, Kalle Karoles, Kaidi Maran, Jaak Jansen, Anu Almik and Rein Rammo: Visitor research for Estonian state forests

Sustainability and carrying capacity studies in recreational settings

Oral presentations:

Christophe Clivaz: Monitoring system of tourism based on the concept of carrying capacity – the case of the regional natural park Pfyn-Finges (Switzerland)

Stuart Cottrell, Christelle van den Berg and Femke van Bree: PAN Parks principles: cross-cultural comparison – Bieszczady & Slovenski Raj National Parks

Timo Helle, Ville Hallikainen, Marko Haapalehto and Aarno Niva: The effects of outdoor recreation on range use by semi-domesticated reindeer and lichen vegetation

Liisa Kajala, Joel Erkkonen and Minttu Perttula: Developing Measures of Sustainability for Nature Tourism in Protected Areas

Petra Sterl, Simone Wagner and Arne Arnberger: Social Carrying Capacity of Canoeists in Austria´s Danube Floodplains National Park

Teresa Cristina Magro, Silvia Yochie Kataoka and Gytha van Bentveld: Increasing the environmental conditions in heavily used rural areas

Ulrike Pröbstl: Visitor Monitoring as a prerequisite of assessments in Natura 2000 sites

Anne Tolvanen, Pirkko Siikamäki and Anne Törn: Sustainability of boreal and subarctic environment to nature-based tourism


Pablo Tejedo and Javier Benayas: Quantitative impact indicators for footpaths: effective proposals

Management politics and methods

Oral presentations:

Ken Gilbertson: Visitor Management and Revegetation Efforts on a Degraded Lake Superior Cliff Edge

Malte Grossmann and Axel Klaphake: Canoeists vs. birds or canoeists vs. canoeists? How economic valuation can inform visitor management in a national park

Norman McIntyre, Michael Yuan, Robert J. Payne and Jeff Moore: Development of a Values-based Approach to Managing Recreation on Ontario Crown Lands

Thomas A. More: The Public Functions of Parks and Protected Areas

Yvonne Pflüger: Value based decision making process for strategic visitor management in the Natura 2000 area Lech River Valley, Tyrol

Yasushi Shoji and Kazushige Yamaki: Visitor Perceptions of the Inscription on the World Heritage List: The Use of Stated Choice Methods

Dominik Siegrist: Sustainable tourism and great protected areas – analysis models and success criteria of a sustainable tourism management by the example of the Alps

Kazushige Yamaki and Yasushi Shoji: Classification of trail settings in an alpine national park using the Recreation Opportunity Spectrum approach


Leena Kopperoinen, Petri Shemeikka and Visa Lindblom: Environmental GIS in the management of visitor flows

Nature tourism policies in recreational and protected areas

Oral presentations:

Gianluca Bambi and Vittorio Panero: A modern net of paths for every type of hiking: new possibilities in order to discover and to promote a protected area

Christiane Gätje: A Double Strategy towards sustainable tourism: Offers for visitors and opportunities for people employed in tourism in the Wadden Sea National Park in Schleswig-Holstein

Jouko Högmander and Anneli Leivo: General Principles for Sustainable Nature Tourism in Protected Areas

Birgit Nolte: Sustainable Tourism in Biosphere Reserves of East Central European countries? Case studies from Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic

Eija Pouta, Tuija Sievänen and Marjo Neuvonen: Profiling recreational users of national parks, national hiking areas and wilderness areas in Finland

Katerina Ryglová and Jana Turcinkova: Image as an Important Factor of Destination Management


Elena Petrova: Nature tourists monitoring and management with help of the educational nature paths

Borbála Benkhard: Relations between IUCN-zoning and tourism in the Hungarian national parks

Economic and social impacts of recreation and nature tourism

Oral presentations:

Arne Arnberger, Wolfgang Haider and Andreas Muhar: Social Carrying Capacity of a Viennese Urban Park

Peter Fredman: National Park Designation – Visitor Flows and Tourism Impact

Mart Reimann: Destination Lifecycle and Visitor Management – The Example of Põhja-Kõrvemaa Landscape Reserve, Estonia


Gianluca Bambi and Vittorio Panero: Paths and wood building for horses: new and modern operations for the economic and social development of the Casentino National Forest Park (Italy)

Réka Bodnár: The effects of the tourism of the Hortobágy National Park on the surrounding settlements – Lessons of a questionnaire survey

Anne Törn, Anne Tolvanen and Pirkko Siikamäki: Attitudes of the Local Population Towards Tourism and Nature Conservation

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