The Impacts of Skiing and Related Winter Recreational Activities on Mountain Environments

Editor(s): Christian Rixen and Antonio Rolando

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This e-book reviews environmental impacts of ski tourism in mountain environments. Specifically, the book addresses skiing impacts on soils, vegetation, vertebrate and invertebrate animals living in ...
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Foreword  Open Access Plus

Pp. i-ii (2)

Ulrike Tappeiner



Preface  Open Access Plus

Pp. iii-viii (6)

Christian Rixen and Antonio Rolando



List of Contributors  Open Access Plus

Pp. ix-xii (4)

Christian Rixen and Antonio Rolando



The Ecological Values of Mountain Environments and Wildlife  Open Access Plus

Pp. 3-29 (27)

Kathy Martin



Climate Change and Snow Cover in the European Alps  Open Access Plus

Pp. 30-44 (15)

Christoph Marty



Soil Properties on Ski-Runs  Open Access Plus

Pp. 45-64 (20)

Michele Freppaz, Gianluca Filippa, Giuseppe Corti, Stefania Cocco, Mark W. Williams and Ermanno Zanini



Skiing and Vegetation  Open Access Plus

Pp. 65-78 (14)

Christian Rixen



Ground-Dwelling Arthropods and Ski-Pistes  Open Access Plus

Pp. 79-100 (22)

Antonio Rolando, Matteo Negro, Marco Isaia and Claudia Palestrini



The Effect of Ski-Pistes on Birds and Mammals  Open Access Plus

Pp. 101-122 (22)

Antonio Rolando, Enrico Caprio and Matteo Negro



Bird Collisions with Overhead Ski-Cables: A Reducible Source of Mortality  Open Access Plus

Pp. 123-136 (14)

Nathalie Buffet and Emilie Dumont-Dayot



Impacts of Outdoor Winter Recreation on Alpine Wildlife and Mitigation Approaches: A Case Study of the Black Grouse  Open Access Plus

Pp. 137-154 (18)

Raphaël Arlettaz, Patrick Patthey and Veronika Braunisch



Ski Run Re-Vegetation: A Never-Ending Story of Trial and Error?  Open Access Plus

Pp. 155-183 (29)

Brigitte Klug, Gerhard Markart, Jürgen Meier, Bernhard Krautzer and Bernhard Kohl



Ecological Restoration of Ski-Runs  Open Access Plus

Pp. 184-209 (26)

Bernhard Krautzer, Wilhelm Graiss and Brigitte Klug



Index  Open Access Plus

Pp. 210-221 (12)

Christian Rixen and Antonio Rolando