Essays about: "Hiking Tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Hiking Tourism.

  1. 1. Volvo Abisko

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Antti Vahtola; [2020]
    Keywords : Symbiotic; mobility; architecture; sustainable tourism; vtol; interior design; exterior design;

    Abstract : Volvo Abisko is proposing the possibility to experience the Arctic wilderness and the surrounding nature in a responsible way. The author has been hiking in the north, every time asking - what if everybody could experience this? Would it be possible to get into the wild with minimal impact on the environment? What if you wouldn’t need the expertise, the knowledge, or even the equipment to get into the pristine nature and to interact with the untouched Arctic? Volvo Abisko is representing the dream of offering this experience for a broader audience. READ MORE

  2. 2. Endurskógrækt : Tourism and Reforetsation in Iceland

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnad (ABE)

    Author : Sofia Lindelöf; [2018]
    Keywords : Architecture; reforestation; Iceland;

    Abstract : Research and thoughts on how tourism in Iceland can interact with and influence the icelandic nature in a positive way. The project focuses on the reforestation of Iceland and how buildings and architecture can invite tourists to have a positive effect on the island. READ MORE

  3. 3. Skogliga landskapsvärden i Bergslagen – utbud och efterfrågan

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Simon Paulin; [2016]
    Keywords : skogspolitik; sociala värden; planering;

    Abstract : The current Swedish forest policy has two overall and equally important goals: production and environment. However, a long history of developing the production goal has made it difficult to achieve the environmental goal. The latter includes both biodiversity conservation and social values. READ MORE

  4. 4. OUT THERE - A Phenomenological Approach to Solo-Hiking in Northern Scandinavia

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Hannelene Schilar; [2015]
    Keywords : Solo-Travel; Wilderness; Hiking Tourism; Phenomenology; northern Scandinavia;

    Abstract : Every summer solo-hikers roam the wilderness in northern Scandinavia; across mountains and rivers; they are in awe of the nature. This thesis explores the question: What do they seek out there? It uncovers their aspirations and experiences with a phenomenological research approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessment of trampling impact in Icelandic natural areas in experimental plots with focus on image analysis of digital photographs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Maria Gatzouras; [2015]
    Keywords : vegetation cover; RGB images; recreational trampling; natural areas; greenness index; experimental plots; digital photography; Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Increasing tourism in the spectacular but sensitive ecosystems in Iceland arises concern to the country’s authorities how to best manage tourism in these natural areas within a level of acceptable change. Research is thus required regarding what affect tourism has on different environments. READ MORE