Factors influencing teenagers' forest visit frequency

The data results from a questionnaire survey conducted at 8 schools in the cantons Zurich, Aargau and St. Gallen. Respondents aged 13-22 years. The aim of the survey was to gain insight into teenagers' relationship to the forest, reasons for visiting or not visiting the forest and activities in the forest.

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Related Publications

Oppliger J, Lieberherr E, Hegetschweiler KT (2019) Factors influencing teenagers’ recreational forest use in a densely-populated region in Switzerland. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism 27. doi:10.16904/10.1016/j.jort.2019.100225.

Oppliger J, Lieberherr E, Hegetschweiler KT (2020) Waldnutzungsverhalten von Schweizer Jugendlichen – Erkenntnisse aus einer Umfrage. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen 171:165-168 (https://doi.org/10.3188/szf.2020.0165)

Wie Schweizer Jugendliche den Wald nutzen. https://www.waldwissen.net/de/lebensraum-wald/freizeit-und-erholung/schweizer-jugendliche-und-der-wald


Oppliger, Jérôme; Lieberherr, Eva; Hegetschweiler, Tessa (2019). Factors influencing teenagers' forest visit frequency. EnviDat.

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  • Email: jerome.oppligerfoo(at)wsl.ch Given Name: Jérôme Family Name: Oppliger Affiliation: WSL DataCRediT: Collection, Publication
  • Email: eva.lieberherrfoo(at)usys.ethz.ch ORCID: 0000-0001-5985-0809 Given Name: Eva Family Name: Lieberherr Affiliation: D-USYS, ETHZ DataCRediT: Publication, Supervision
  • Email: tessa.hegetschweilerfoo(at)wsl.ch ORCID: 0000-0001-6738-7148 Given Name: Tessa Family Name: Hegetschweiler Affiliation: WSL DataCRediT: Publication, Supervision
Contact Person Given Name: Tessa Family Name: Hegetschweiler Email: tessa.hegetschweilerfoo(at)wsl.ch Affiliation: WSL ORCID: 0000-0001-6738-7148
Publication Publisher: EnviDat Year: 2019
  • Type: Collected Date: 2017-05-01 End Date: 2017-06-30
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Language English
Location Switzerland
Content License ODbL with Database Contents License (DbCL)    [Open Data]
Last Updated March 26, 2021, 14:01 (UTC)
Created June 11, 2019, 12:20 (UTC)

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