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Visitor monitoring Biosphere reserve Wienerwald - Concept

Project Leader
Arnberger Arne, BOKU Project Leader
Type of Research
Applied Research
Preisel Hemma, Sub Projectleader
Eder Renate, Project Staff
BOKU Research Units
Institute for Landscape Development, Recreation and Conservation Planning
Funded by
Biosphärenpark Wienerwald Management GesmbH, Deutschwaldstr. 15/b, 3002 Purkersdorf, Austria
This project develops a comprehensive visitor monitoring concept for the core zones of the Biosphere Reserve Wienerwald, Austria. A pilot action will analyse visitor flows of a small core zone of the biosphere reserve. Data will be an important basis for the core zone management of the Biosphere Reserve Wienerwald. It heldps reducing conflicts among different visitor groups, between recreation use and ecology and biosphere reserve management.
Forest ecology; Leisure research; Landscape planning;
Visitor monitoring; Biosphere Reserve; Visitor counting;

Arnberger, A., Eder, R. (2021): Monitoring of recreation use in Austrian UNESCO Biosphere Reserves – the case of the Wienerwald Biosphere Reserve .
[10th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas MMV10 2021, Lillehammer, Norway, 16.08.2021 - 19.08.2021]

In: Øystein Aas, Monica Breiby, Sofie K. Selvaag, Per-Ambjørn Eriksson, Brigithe Børrestad , The 10th MMV Conference: Managing outdoor recreation experiences in the Anthropocene – Resources, markets, innovations, Norwegian University of Life Sciences MINA technical report 73; ISBN: ISSN 2535-2806

Arnberger, A.; Preisel, H.; Eder, R.; Brenner, H. (2018): Using visitor monitoring data to manage mountain-biking use in the Wienerwald Biosphere Reserve, Austria.
[Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas MMV9 2018, Bordeaux, France, 29.08.2018 - 31.08.2018]

In: Dehez, J., The 9th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas: Place, recreation and local development; ISBN: 978-2-9551251-1-3


Preisel, H., Arnberger, A. (2017): Besuchermonitoring in Weidlingbach.

Mountainbiken: Erfahrungen und Entwicklungen im Biosphärenpark Wienerwald, Sept. 9, Tullnerbach

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