Year 2018, Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 135 - 150 2018-07-31

THE CONCEPT OF CARRYING CAPACITY IN TERMS OF SUSTAINABLE USE POLICIES: A CASE STUDY OF BAYRAMİÇ AYAZMAPINARI NATURAL PARK (ÇANAKKALE, TURKEY)

Çiğdem AYHAN KAPTAN [1] , Neşe KARAKAYA [2] , Nezahat KIRIT [3] , Erkan ÖZDEMİR [4] , Kübra YANMAZ [5]

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The idea underlying the understanding of sustainability is that mankind should live in such a way that will not exceed the carrying capacity of the environment in order to support it. That is, the sustainable management of natural resources is the way to attain sustainable development. On the other hand, ecological sustainability can be achieved only through conservation-based scientific approaches. If the problems to be caused by the uncontrolled use of resources are predicted in advance and if planning is made to this end, the sustainable use of protected areas will be possible. The concept of "carrying capacity" and the planning studies carried out within the framework of this concept are also essential to hand protected areas down to the future.Within the framework of this study, it was intended to determine the carrying capacity of Bayramiç Ayazmapınarı Natural Park, which was taken under conservation with the "Natural Park" status in 2011 and which plays an important role in the economic development of the locality. "The Method of Estimating the Carrying Capacity in Protected Areas", recommended by the IUCN, was employed in the research, which was carried out to ensure the sustainable use of the study area with important natural and cultural landscape assets. As a result of the method, it was established that Bayramiç Ayazmapınarı Natural Park had some intensity of use above its carrying capacity. It was concluded that the intensive tourism activities creating a rather negative situation in terms of the sustainability of resources should be re-planned on the basis of conservation & use. Proposals of conservation policies were made in order to hand the existing natural and cultural landscape assets down to future generations. Furthermore, the incomplete or wrong uses in the area were highlighted and various suggestions were made to this end in the research.    
sustainability, tourism carrying capacity, natural park, Bayramiç
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Primary Language en
Subjects Environmental Sciences
Journal Section Natural Sciences
Authors

Author: Çiğdem AYHAN KAPTAN (Primary Author)
Institution: Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Department of Landscape Architecture, Çanakkale,
Country: Turkey


Author: Neşe KARAKAYA
Institution: Graduate Student, Division of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences,,Çanakkale, Turkey

Author: Nezahat KIRIT
Institution: Graduate Student, Division of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences,,Çanakkale, Turkey

Author: Erkan ÖZDEMİR
Institution: Graduate Student, Division of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences,,Çanakkale, Turkey

Author: Kübra YANMAZ
Institution: Graduate Student, Division of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences,,Çanakkale, Turkey

Dates

Publication Date: July 31, 2018

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APA AYHAN KAPTAN, Ç , KARAKAYA, N , KIRIT, N , ÖZDEMİR, E , YANMAZ, K . (2018). THE CONCEPT OF CARRYING CAPACITY IN TERMS OF SUSTAINABLE USE POLICIES: A CASE STUDY OF BAYRAMİÇ AYAZMAPINARI NATURAL PARK (ÇANAKKALE, TURKEY). Journal of Scientific Perspectives, 2 (3), 135-150. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/jsp/issue/39123/459391
MLA AYHAN KAPTAN, Ç , KARAKAYA, N , KIRIT, N , ÖZDEMİR, E , YANMAZ, K . "THE CONCEPT OF CARRYING CAPACITY IN TERMS OF SUSTAINABLE USE POLICIES: A CASE STUDY OF BAYRAMİÇ AYAZMAPINARI NATURAL PARK (ÇANAKKALE, TURKEY)". Journal of Scientific Perspectives 2 (2018): 135-150 <http://dergipark.org.tr/jsp/issue/39123/459391>
Chicago AYHAN KAPTAN, Ç , KARAKAYA, N , KIRIT, N , ÖZDEMİR, E , YANMAZ, K . "THE CONCEPT OF CARRYING CAPACITY IN TERMS OF SUSTAINABLE USE POLICIES: A CASE STUDY OF BAYRAMİÇ AYAZMAPINARI NATURAL PARK (ÇANAKKALE, TURKEY)". Journal of Scientific Perspectives 2 (2018): 135-150
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ISNAD AYHAN KAPTAN, Çiğdem , KARAKAYA, Neşe , KIRIT, Nezahat , ÖZDEMİR, Erkan , YANMAZ, Kübra . "THE CONCEPT OF CARRYING CAPACITY IN TERMS OF SUSTAINABLE USE POLICIES: A CASE STUDY OF BAYRAMİÇ AYAZMAPINARI NATURAL PARK (ÇANAKKALE, TURKEY)". Journal of Scientific Perspectives 2 / 3 (July 2018): 135-150.
AMA AYHAN KAPTAN Ç , KARAKAYA N , KIRIT N , ÖZDEMİR E , YANMAZ K . THE CONCEPT OF CARRYING CAPACITY IN TERMS OF SUSTAINABLE USE POLICIES: A CASE STUDY OF BAYRAMİÇ AYAZMAPINARI NATURAL PARK (ÇANAKKALE, TURKEY). JSP. 2018; 2(3): 135-150.
Vancouver AYHAN KAPTAN Ç , KARAKAYA N , KIRIT N , ÖZDEMİR E , YANMAZ K . THE CONCEPT OF CARRYING CAPACITY IN TERMS OF SUSTAINABLE USE POLICIES: A CASE STUDY OF BAYRAMİÇ AYAZMAPINARI NATURAL PARK (ÇANAKKALE, TURKEY). Journal of Scientific Perspectives. 2018; 2(3): 150-135.