Spatial Approaches to Monitoring and Managing Visitor Use

Webinar #3 will focus on the social, ecological, and managerial components of utilizing various spatial approaches for monitoring and managing visitor use in parks and protected areas.

Presented by: Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals


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October 24, 2018

Location: Online

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Description

Webinar #3 will focus on the social, ecological, and managerial components of utilizing various spatial approaches for monitoring and managing visitor use in parks and protected areas. Both the opportunities and challenges of using spatial approaches will be discussed, as will considerations of spatial and temporal scale when collecting such data. SORP has assembled two presenters who frequently utilize spatial approaches to collecting data for monitoring and managing visitor use in parks and protected areas to discuss the following:

  • Various methods of spatial data collection
  • How spatial approaches can be utilized to collect data relative to social, ecological and managerial concerns
  • Considerations of spatial and temporal scale
  • Opportunities and challenges of utilizing spatial approaches to monitoring and managing visitor use

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Identify various spatial approaches for monitoring and managing visitor use
  • Compare spatial approaches to “traditional” approaches for collecting visitor use data
  • Apply appropriate spatial approaches to various visitor use management questions/concerns
  • Consider the importance of scale, both spatially and temporally, when collecting and analyzing spatial data
  • Understand the challenges and opportunities associated with spatial approaches to monitoring and managing visitor use

 


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