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
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..View full abstract
This research was funded by an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant with project partners Forestry Tasmania, Forest Practices Authority and Tourism Tasmania. Thanks to several people in these institutions and especially our key partners John Hickey and Bruce Chetwynd.