Recreation & Tourism Opportunity Spectrum (RTOS) Model

Christian Gass, w/ O2 Planning + Design, Inc.*

Alberta Tourism, Parks, and Recreation


Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta, Canada


recreation and tourism planning

As part of a multi-disciplinary project team at O2 Planning + Design, Christian developed a methodology to assist model the supply of outdoor recreation and tourism settings province-wide in Alberta, Canada using the Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) concept. Christian led research and model development to create a methodology and tool that mapped qualitative landscape “setting” characteristics.

* This project was undertaken by CivicMapper team member Christian Gass, w/ O2 Planning + Design, Inc.. Images and content are the rights of their respective owners.