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Planera för havet - Friluftsliv i planeringsprocessen
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Economic History.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study was that, in view of the upcoming marine spatial planning, examine in what way active outdoor recreation interests has been meet in Umea municipalities current planning. In addition, outdoor recreation geographic patterns and social values has been examined, and how a dialogue could be created with those involved in outdoor activities and come the marine spatial planning to gain. This work was conducted with a qualitative statement.

The result of the study has shown that the active outdoor life at sea has a vast geographical spread. Outdoor recreation generates a great social value and wellbeing of the practitioners. Among those actively engaged in outdoor activities there is a strong drive and wish to engage in, and being able to influence the related planning of the sea. Where and how consultations and dialogues are held is very important for the commitment to become. The study has also shows the importance of establishing a dialogue with the relevant associations involved on early stages of the planning process and let the material be included as decision support in the ongoing process. By personal invitations to unions and placing consultation in connection to their activities will increase the incentive to get involved. It is also important that the municipality reconnects to the information regularly to those who chose to get involved. By creating a strong commitment from the grassroots level increases the chances that planning should be accepted and dissatisfaction can be avoided.

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Keyword [en]
outdoor recreation, social values, planning, sea, shore, shoreline
Keyword [sv]
friluftsliv, sociala aspekter, planering, hav, kust, kustzon
National Category
Human Geography
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-74457OAI: diva2:634205
Educational program
Programme in Urban and Regional Planning
Available from: 2015-11-20 Created: 2013-06-28 Last updated: 2015-11-20Bibliographically approved

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