Journal article

Scenario Chooser: An interactive approach to eliciting public landscape preferences

Eric Legge Srnith, Ian D Bishop, Kathryn JH Williams, Rebecca M Ford

LANDSCAPE AND URBAN PLANNING | ELSEVIER | Published : 2012

Abstract

This paper evaluates the role of a web based interface - Scenario Chooser - that was developed to present a range of hypothetical future forested landscapes to the public with the aim of eliciting the most/least preferred forest management scenarios. The scenarios were represented by description of the applied management techniques, quantifiable landscape outputs and 3D panoramas from fixed viewpoints. This research had two goals: the first was to develop an interactive interface to present multiple scenarios for comparison and selection, the second was to evaluate the effectiveness of the interface by analysing the participant interaction logs and the evaluation questionnaire. The ability t..

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