Tourism Climates of Coastal Turkey
Tourism Climates of Coastal Turkey, Cenk Demiroğlu
27 December 2023 19.00
Examining the relationship between tourism and climate change, Cenk Demiroğlu scrutinizes how changing climates influence travel habits, with a particular focus on the associated carbon footprint. As part of the long-term research and conversation series Shorelines, the presentation titled “Tourism Climates of Coastal Turkey” will delve into increased frequencies and intensities of extreme weather events, including changes in seasonal thermal comfort, impacts on biodiversity, rising sea levels, storms, and wildfires. The talk aims to initiate a discussion on the potential future scenarios for coastal tourism in light of various global warming projections.
Cenk Demiroğlu is a researcher and lecturer specializing in skiing, tourism, climate change, and geographic information systems. He holds the position of associate professor at the Department of Geography and is affiliated with the Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University (ARCUM) and Humlab. His research focuses on the interrelationships between climate change and ski tourism. Additionally, he teaches courses related to tourism and geographical information systems. Cenk is an active member of Skål International and, since 2018, has served as the Co-chair of the Commission on Climate, Tourism, and Recreation of the International Society of Biometeorology.
Shorelines is supported by the British Council’s Creative Collaborations Grant Programme.