Understanding and managing experiential aspects of soundscapes at Muir woods national monument.

  title={Understanding and managing experiential aspects of soundscapes at Muir woods national monument.},
  author={Ericka J Pilcher and Peter Newman and Robert E. Manning},
  journal={Environmental management},
  volume={43 3},
Research has found that human-caused noise can detract from the quality of the visitor experience in national parks and related areas. Moreover, impacts to the visitor experience can be managed by formulating indicators and standards of quality as suggested in park and outdoor recreation management frameworks, such as Visitor Experience and Resource Protection (VERP), as developed by the U.S. National Park Service. The research reported in this article supports the formulation of indicators and… CONTINUE READING
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