The Method of Tourism Environmental Carrying Capacity

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 254)


This chapter introduces the connotation of tourism environmental bearing capacity, analyzes the relationship between the coordinated development of tourism economy and ecological environment resources protection, introduces the calculation modes and evaluation indexes of the tourism environmental carrying capacity in the aspects of ecological environment carrying capacity, tourism resources carrying capacity, and the carrying capacity of tourist facilities, calculates the thresholds of carrying capacity, and provides the early-warning data for the ecological tourism system.


Ecotourism system Early warning Tourism 



Thanks to International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China (2012DFA11270) and Hainan International Cooperation Key Project (GJXM201105). And this work is also supported by Hainan Social Development of Science and Technology Projects (SF201329), National Natural Science Foundation of Hainan (No. 612124), and Major Scientific Projects of Haikou (No. 2012-028).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information Science and TechnologyHainan Normal UniversityHaikouChina

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