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Moreira, Jasmine Cardozo

Adjunct Instructor 

Dr. Jasmine Cardozo Moreira is Professor in the Tourism Department at Ponta Grossa State University, in Brazil.  She is head of LABTAN, Brazil’s sole University laboratory that focuses on tourism, outdoor recreation and public use in protected areas.  Her expertise is on human dimensions of tourism planning in Brazil National Parks and Geoparks worldwide. She provides academic consulting to the US Forest Service International Programs, the Brazil Park Service (Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade/ICMBio). She is also an adjunct faculty member at West Virginia University’s Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Resources Program, and a member of the International Academy for the Development of Tourism Research in Brazil and TAPAS Group, The Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group, from IUCN.

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  • Moreira, J.C., Burns, R., Albach, V. de M. (2015). Sustainable tourism in Brazil. Faxinal and Superagui Case Studies.  In: Is the Reframing Sustainable Tourism. Ed: Stephen McCool, Ph.D.,  Keith Bosak; Springer Publishing, New York. Preview Available in
  • Moreira, J.C., Burns, R., (2015). Society of the American Foresters National Convention. 2015. Visitor Use Monitoring in a Brazil State Park: A replication and extension of the USFS National Visitor Monitoring (NVUM) Process.
  • Moreira, J. C., Martin-Cejas, R. R., Mellendez, G. Tourism and Volcanism in the Canary Islands, Spain In: Volcanic Tourist Destinations.1 ed.Berlin : Springer, 2014, v.1, p. 47-55.
  • Moreira, J. C., Interpretative Panels About the Geological Heritage-a Case Study at the Iguassu Falls National Park (Brazil). Geoheritage. , v.4, p.1 - 14, 2012.
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