Tag Archives: Volume_31_Number_2

Visitor Opinions Toward Visitor Time Restrictions in Kaeng Krachan National Park , Phetchaburi Province

The objectives of this research were to study the background, visiting characteristics, opinion levels and factors affecting visitor opinions toward visitor time restrictions in Kaeng Krachan National Park, Phetchaburi province. Data were collected using a designed questionnaire in interviews with 370 sample visitors who came to Kaeng Krachan National Park. Basic statistical analysis was used for each independent variable, involving ... Read More »

Valuing Protected Area by Users: A Case Study of Khao Yai National Park

The objectives of this research were to investigate the characteristics of  protected area valuing by visitors to Khao Yai National Park and local people associated with the park,behavioral responses toward protected area management of those users and to study about the influence of protected area valuation on behavioral responses toward protected area  management. Data were collected  through  personal interview survey. ... Read More »

Potential Assessment of Hiking Trails in National Parks, Chiang Mai Province

Two objectives of this study were 1) to explore physical characteristics, conditions, and patterns of uses and 2) to assess potential of physical recreation resources of the hiking trails. The study areas included 10 hiking trails in five national parks, Chiang Mai Province. The results showed that all hiking trails were between 3 – 12 kilometers in length. Seven trails ... Read More »

Comparing Park Officials’ and Visitors’ Impact Acceptability in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand

This study examines the levels of acceptability of ecological impacts from visitor activities among park officials, domestic and international visitors in Thailand’s Khao Yai National Park. The study is based on questionnaire interviews, conducted on-site, with 548 domestic and 40 international visitors, and 38 park officials during December 2008 and February 2009. Results show that acceptability ratings of ecological conditions ... Read More »

Recreational Value of Erawan National Park, Kanchanaburi Province

The principal objective of the study was to access recreational value of ErawanNational Park by zonal travel cost method. The software program was employed for data analysis, the obtained outputs were represented in term of frequency, percentage, maximum, minimum, average and regression equation, with the given significance level of 0.05.The using data was collected by employing the designed questionnaire interviewed ... Read More »

Community’s Participation in Laongam Production Forest Management Saravane Province Lao.PDR

The objectives of the study were:  1) to  determine the socio-economic condition and forest resource utilization of people residing around production forest, 2) to determine the level of participation and factors relating people participation in Laongam production forest management . The 121 people living in Dongmone and Nongpho villages, Wapy district, Saravane province, Lao PDR were employed as the sample ... Read More »

Factors Affecting Participation of Local People in the Management of Ban Noon Hin Pheung Community Forest, Prachinburi Province

Objectives of the study were to determine the socio-economic condition, general information, participation level and factors affecting the participation in the management of Ban Noon Hin Pheaung community forest. The using data was collected by employing the designed questionnaires interviewed 189 respondent. The obtained data was analyzed and represent in term of the statistical values of percentage, minimum, maximum, mean ... Read More »

Use of Remote Sensing System and Geographic Information System for Soil Erosion Assessment in Huai Nam Rit Watershed Area, Tha Pla District, Uttaradit Province

The study on Remote Sensing System and Geographic Information System for Soil  Erosion Assessment in Huai Nam Rit Watershed Area, Tha Pla District, Uttaradit Province aimed to using by Landsat – 5 TM image to analyze land use pursuit in Huat Nam Rit Watershed Area, to method the Supervised classification in Maximum likelihood model, and to indices the training area. ... Read More »

Integration of Geo-informatics and Landscape Metrics for Forest Resources and Land Use Landscapes Assessment in Thap Lan National Park, Thailand

The main objective of the study is to assess status and change of landscape and landscape types using geo-informatics and landscape metrics. In this study, Landsat-TM in 1987, 2005 and 2007 were firstly used to classify 14 land use and land cover classes by digital image processing and visual interpretation. Then 14 land use and land cover classes were reclassified ... Read More »

Soil property and plants diversity of Home gardens in Song District, Phrae Province

Soil fertility and Plants diversity of Home gardens in Song district, Phrae province were studied in 16 home gardens. The ages of the studied home gardens ranged from 4 to 70 years. The sizes were mostly from 100 to 1,050 m2. In total, 168 plants species were recorded, the growth form of tree, shrub, herb and climber species were 44.0, ... Read More »