Search for dissertations about: "recreation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the word recreation.

  1. 1. Understanding recreational landscapes. Developing a knowledge base on outdoor recreation monitoring in Swedish coastal and marine areas

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs Universitet

    Author : Andreas Skriver Hansen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Friluftsliv; Naturturism; Nationalparker; Kuster; Hav; Landskap; Outdoor life; Ecotourism; Landskap; Sverige; Kosterhavet; Outdoor recreation monitoring; Outdoor recreation management; Outdoor recreation; Coastal and marine areas; quantitative qualitative methods; Landscapes; Sweden;

    Abstract : Hansen, Andreas Skriver. 2016. Understanding recreational landscapes. Developing a knowledge base on outdoor recreation monitoring in Swedish coastal and marine areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Outdoor Recreation and Environmentalism Social and Spatial Perspectives

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Daniel Wolf-Watz; Karlstads universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : Outdoor recreation and environmentalism are interlinked phenomena. Historically, they have clear parallels; both emerged at the dawn of the last century, drew inspiration from the Romantic Movement, and were reactions against elements in the modern industrialized and urbanized society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Management of urban woodlands - effects on bird communities and recreational values

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Erik Heyman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Forest management; Urban woodlands; Birds; Recreation; Clearance; Understory;

    Abstract : The ongoing urbanisation increases the pressure on urban nature. Urban woodlands are receiving growing attention as they provide valuable ecosystem services to urban citizens, mainly by providing areas for recreation but also through improving air quality and reducing noise. READ MORE

  4. 4. Out of the wild studies on the forest as a recreational resource for urban residents

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Olof Olsson; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; forest values and beliefs; GIS; public participation; recreation; social forest qualities; spatial interaction; urban forest; urban fringe forest; urban planning; urbanization; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores and analyzes the demand for and supply of forests in and near urban areas from a social perspective. Specific focus is directed towards recreational qualities of forests located just outside urban borders, that is, urban fringe forests. To this end, the thesis is based on four empirical research papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Welfare Environment and Tourism in Developing Countries

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Jessica Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare measures; recreation; indivisible in consumption; choke price; stated preference; revealed preference; coral reefs; Zanzibar; payment vehicle; economic transition; trickle down; bargaining power; Nash bargaining solution; focal point; informal and formal rights; local institutions;

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