The impact of climate change on tourism: A segmentation analysis of tourist groups to Maine, USA

Emily Wilkins

University of Maine, School of Forest Resources

Emily Wilkins is a PhD student at the University of Maine (USA) studying outdoor recreation and tourism. She completed her M.S. from the University of Maine in Forest Resources with a research focus on climate change and tourism. Emily is also currently working for the U.S. Geological Survey as a social scientist in human dimensions of natural resources in Fort Collins, Colorado.


Tourism is a critical component of many economies, so it is important to understand any potential changes to tourist flows and expenditure resulting from a changing climate. However, tourists are not a homogeneous group, as... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Emily Wilkins (University of Maine, School of Forest Resources)
  2. Sandra de Urioste-Stone (University of Maine, School of Forest Resources)
  3. Aaron Weiskittel (University of Maine, School of Forest Resources)
  4. Todd Gabe (University of Maine, School of Economics)

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Topics: Symposium


OS-B2 » Tourism in Changing Natural Environments: Costs and Benefits (11:30 - Monday, 3rd October, Santa Croce Room, Santa Chiara Complex)

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