Parks and Carrying Capacity: Commons Without Tragedy

Parks and Carrying Capacity: Commons Without Tragedy

by Robert E. Manning
     
 

ISBN-10: 155963104X

ISBN-13: 9781559631044

Pub. Date: 02/19/2007

Publisher: Island Press

Parks and Carrying Capacity is an important new work for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and researchers in outdoor recreation, park planning and management, and natural resource conservation and management, as well as for professional planners and managers involved with park and outdoor recreation related agencies and nongovernmental

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Parks and Carrying Capacity is an important new work for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and researchers in outdoor recreation, park planning and management, and natural resource conservation and management, as well as for professional planners and managers involved with park and outdoor recreation related agencies and nongovernmental organizations.
 

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559631044
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
02/19/2007
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
 
PART I. From Commons to Carrying Capacity
Chapter 1. The Tragedy of the Commons
Chapter 2. Carrying Capacity of Parks and Protected Areas
Chapter 3. Indicators and Standards
PART II. Research to Support Application of Carrying Capacity
Chapter 4. Identifying Indicators for Parks and Protected Areas
Chapter 5. Normative Standards for Indicator Variables
Chapter 6. Visual Research Methods
Chapter 7. Tradeoffs in Park and Outdoor Recreation Management
Chapter 8. Computer Simulation Modeling of Visitor Use
 
PART III. Case Studies of Measuring and Managing Carrying Capacity
Chapter 9. Managing Recreation at Acadia National Park
Chapter 10. Day-Use Social Carrying Capacity of  Yosemite Valley
Chapter 11. Wilderness Camping at Isle Royale National Park
Chapter 12. Indicators and Standards at Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Chapter 13. Estimating Carrying Capacity of Alcatraz Island
Chapter 14. Defining and Managing the Quality of the Visitor Experience at Muir Woods National Monument
Chapter 15. Wilderness Management at Zion National Park
Chapter 16. Indicators and Standards for Cultural Resources at Mesa Verde National Park
 
PART IV. Managing Carrying Capacity
Chapter 17. Alternative Management Practices
Chapter 18. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Management Practices
 
PART V. Beyond Parks and Protected Areas
Chapter 19. Indicators and Standards of Sustainability
 
Conclusion
Appendix A. Indicators for Parks and Protected Areas
Appendix B. Standards for Parks and Protected Areas
References
Index

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