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Author Liddle, M. J.

Title Recreation ecology : the ecological impact of outdoor recreation and ecotourism / Michael Liddle
Edition First edition
Published London ; Melbourne : Chapman & Hall, 1997


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  333.72 Lid/Ret  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 639 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents The concept of outdoor recreation ; Mechanical forces exerted by various recreation activities and the concept of protection ; Major changes in vegetation as a result of wear ; Changes in communities and plant species as a result of wear ; Plant populations and mechanical wear ; The physiological reactions of plants to damage ; Introduction to soils ; Litter and organic material ; Soil erosion ; A classification of disturbance to animals ; The impacts of water-based recreation ; Fishing and water quality ; Protective shark nets
Analysis Ecology
Outdoor recreation
Plants, Protection of
Soil conservation
Tourist trade
Wildlife conservation
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [551]-596
Subject Ecological disturbances.
Ecotourism -- Environmental aspects.
Leisure -- Planning.
National parks and reserves -- Management.
Outdoor recreation -- Environmental aspects.
Recreation areas -- Management.
Plants, Protection of.
Soil conservation.
Tourism -- Environmental aspects.
Wildlife conservation.
LC no. 97066867
ISBN 041226630X