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ERIC Number: EJ152430
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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The Carrying Capacity of Public Wild Land Recreation Areas: Evaluation of Alternative Measures
Greist, David A.
Journal of Leisure Research, 8, 2, 123-8, 76
Carrying capacity (the use level at which total satisfactions or benefits are mazimized) is not equatable to highest-use levels, since some visitors to recreational areas desire solitude and undisturbed environment--for these, an alternative definition for "capacity" should take into consideration the use level demanded after considering costs. (MB)
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