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Unit day values: an application to Auckland regional parks
Unit Day Values (UDV) have been widely used in North America to estimate the recreational and related benefits from parks and similar non-market resources. In essence they rely upon expert assessments based on previous ...
Auckland regional parks network: assessment of benefits & expenditure recovery options
The Auckland Regional Council (ARC) maintains and administers a network of countryside and conservation parks, as well as the Botanic Gardens and stadia at Mount Smart. The annual budget of the Auckland Regional Parks ...
Biodiversity protection: measurement of output
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 1999)
The term biodiversity conservation can be applied to efforts to conserve genetic diversity, species diversity and ecosystem diversity. This paper focuses on efforts to conserve species and ecosystem diversity. Efforts to ...
Analysis of oil and gas exploration and discovery in New Zealand - a basis for supply forecasting
(Ministry of Economic Development, 1998-04)
The long term sustainability of oil and natural gas supply in New Zealand will depend upon several factors, in particular the size and location of commercially exploitable resources, and the success of industry in ...
New methodology for the ecological footprint with an application to the New Zealand economy
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division, 1997-04)
Sustainable development has become a primary objective for many countries throughout the world since the late 1980’s. A major difficulty associated with sustainable development objectives, however, is the absence of reliable ...
Soil compaction and farm sustainability indicators
This paper outlines the bio-physical processes and consequences of soil compaction, its economic significance for farmers, and the possible reasons for mismanagement of soil. Methodologies for valuing the effects of soil ...