Introducing a method for mapping recreational experience

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Introducing a method for mapping recreational experience. / Lindholst, Andrej Christian; Dempsey, Nicola; Burton, Mel.

In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Urban Design and Planning, Vol. 166, No. 5, 2013, p. 296-308.

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Lindholst, AC, Dempsey, N & Burton, M 2013, 'Introducing a method for mapping recreational experience', Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Urban Design and Planning, vol. 166, no. 5, pp. 296-308. https://doi.org/10.1680/udap.11.00012

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Lindholst, A. C., Dempsey, N., & Burton, M. (2013). Introducing a method for mapping recreational experience. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Urban Design and Planning, 166(5), 296-308. https://doi.org/10.1680/udap.11.00012

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Lindholst AC, Dempsey N, Burton M. Introducing a method for mapping recreational experience. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Urban Design and Planning. 2013;166(5):296-308. https://doi.org/10.1680/udap.11.00012

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Lindholst, Andrej Christian ; Dempsey, Nicola ; Burton, Mel. / Introducing a method for mapping recreational experience. In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Urban Design and Planning. 2013 ; Vol. 166, No. 5. pp. 296-308.

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