Symposium: 15th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM)

5. - 8. Jul 2009
Austria Center Vienna, Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1
1220 Wien, AT

Official annual meeting of the International Association for Social and Natural Resources for academic and government researchers, students, land managers and NGO representatives


The University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU)

Content Description

Meet Old and New Worlds in Research, Planning and Management

  • Discussing methodological traditions versus pragmatic solutions
  • Exploring cultural and political influences on planning and decision making processes
  • Feeling the transdisciplinary and transboundary character of research and management

The topics for the symposium include:

  • Outdoor recreation
  • Nature-based tourism
  • Sustainable tourism development
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation
  • Management and development of protected areas
  • Social science and collaborative planning in forestry and agriculture
  • Innovative approaches to resource management
  • Wildlife management
  • Environmental education
  • Human behaviour and recreation research
  • Visitor monitoring
  • Landscape perception and preferences
  • Place attachment
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Forest inventory and sustainable resource management
  • Water management
  • Cross-cultural cooperation and management
  • Collaborative landscape planning

Contact Address

Ulrike Pröbstl
Institute of Landscape Development, Recreation and Conservation Planning
Department of Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Sciences
University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)
Peter-Jordan-Strasse 82
A-1190 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43 (1) 47 654 7247
Fax: +43 (1) 47 654 7209