Migration, Recreation and Tourism: Human Responses to Climate Differences

  • M. Fagence
  • S. Kevan
Part of the Advances in Bioclimatology book series (ADVS BIOCLIMAT., volume 5)


Two readily identifiable types of human movement and travel are responses to the desire to enjoy the circumstances of a congenial and attractive climate and “good” weather conditions: one is seasonal, temporary migration, the other is tourism. This chapter addresses both of these.


Thermal Comfort Comfort Level Tourism Activity Seasonal Migration Climate Difference 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Fagence
    • 1
  • S. Kevan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Geographical Sciences and PlanningThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of GeosciencesJohn Abbott CollegeMontrealCanada

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