Monday, 30 November 2015


Research Reports: Recreational Ecology

These studies look at impacts related to backcountry recreation and mitigation of those impacts.


NOLS (2002). Campsite inventory and monitoring program for Prince William Sound: A procedural manual. Unpublished manual.

Buckley, R. (2002). Breakdown of human waste in three sub-tropical Australian ecosystems. Unpublished manuscript.

Cilimburg, A., Monz, C & Kehoe, S. (2000). Wildland recreation and human waste: A review of problems, practices and concerns (2000). Unpublished manuscript.

Monz, C., Pokorny, T., Freilich, J., Kehoe, S. & Ayers-Baumeister, D. (2000). The consequences of trampling disturbance in two vegetation types in Wyoming. Unpublished manuscript.

Monz, C., Roggenbuck, J., Cole, D., Brame, R. & Yoder, A. (2000). Wilderness party size regulations: Implications for management and a decisionmaking framework. Unpublished manuscript.

Ells, M. (2000). The fate of feces and fecal microorganisms in human waste in alpine, temperate and arid environments and the impact of disposal methods on the surrounding environment. Unpublished manuscript.

Monz, C. (2000). The response of arctic tundra plant communities to human trampling disturbance. Unpublished abstract.

Monz, C., Cole, D., Johnson, L. & Spildie, D. (2000). Response of five native plant communities to trampling in the Wind River Range. Unpublished abstract

Monz, C. (1998). Monitoring recreation resource impacts in two coastal areas of western North America. Unpublished manuscript.

Twardock, P. & Monz, C. (1998). Kayak visitor use in western Prince William Sound, AK '87-'98. Unpublished manuscript.

Hammitt, P., Freimund, W., Watson, A., Brod, R. & Monz, C. (1996). Responsible environmental behavior: Minimum-impact ideology. Unpublished manuscript.

Summaries of some of these reports are available here: 

Campsite Inventory and Monitoring Program for Prince William Sound (2002) 2562
Wildland Recreation and Human Waste: A Review of Problems, Practices and Concerns (2000) 2404
The Consequences of Trampling Disturbance in Two Vegetation Types in Wyoming (2000) 2478
Wilderness Party Size Regulations (2000) 3132
Kayak Visitor Use in Western PWS, AK '87-'98 2301
Impact of Human Waste Disposal Practices on the Muir Snowfield on Mount Rainier (2000) 12347
The Response of Arctic Tundra Plant Communities to Human Trampling Disturbance (2000) 2218
Response of Five Native Plant Communities to Trampling in the Wind River Range (2000) 2492
Monitoring Recreation Resource Impacts in Two Coastal Areas of Western North America (1998) 2484
Responsible Environmental Behavior: Minimum-Impact Ideology (1996) 2655
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