publication . Article . Other literature type . 2001

TESTING FOR DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF FOREST FIRES ON HIKING AND MOUNTAIN BIKING DEMAND AND BENEFITS

Loomis, John B.; Gonzalez-Caban, Armando; Englin, Jeffrey E.; Loomis, John B.; Gonzalez-Caban, Armando; Englin, Jeffrey E.;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2001
Abstract
Surveys of visitors to National Forests in Colorado were conducted to determine whether different fire ages and presence of crown fires have different effects on hiking and mountain biking recreation visits and benefits. Actual and intended behavior data were combined using a count-data travel cost model. The intended behavior trip questions asked about changes in number of trips due to the presence of a high-intensity crown fire, prescribed fire, and a 20-year-old high-intensity fire at the area respondents were visiting. Using the estimated recreation demand function, years since a non-crown fire had statistically significant positive effect on the trip demand...
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free text keywords: Resource /Energy Economics and Policy,, Resource /Energy Economics and Policy, consumer surplus, fire, mountain biking, recreation demand, travel cost method, Agriculture, S
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2001

TESTING FOR DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF FOREST FIRES ON HIKING AND MOUNTAIN BIKING DEMAND AND BENEFITS

Loomis, John B.; Gonzalez-Caban, Armando; Englin, Jeffrey E.; Loomis, John B.; Gonzalez-Caban, Armando; Englin, Jeffrey E.;