Chapter 31. Encountering a World Heritage Landscape: Community and Visitor Perspectives and Experiences

  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member3 and
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor4
  1. Joan Bentrupperbäumer1,† and
  2. Joseph Reser2,‡

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch31

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

How to Cite

Bentrupperbäumer, J. and Reser, J. (2008) Encountering a World Heritage Landscape: Community and Visitor Perspectives and Experiences, in Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape (eds N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 3

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  2. 4

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    School of Psychology, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

  1. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  2. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156431

Online ISBN: 9781444300321

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Keywords:

  • role of a WHA in the life of a community;
  • local natural environment in perceived environmental quality and quality of life;
  • Loss of place, displacement;
  • visitation and use of World Heritage Landscape;
  • Place meaning and attachment;
  • high local resident visitation and use of this WHA landscape

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The research

  • The role of a WHA in the life of a community

  • Visitation and use of the World Heritage Landscape

  • Recreation, experience and learning opportunities

  • Impacts and impact assessment

  • Conclusions, implications and management considerations

  • Summary

  • References