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The potential for improved water management using a legal social contract
(Lincoln University. LEaP., 2011-07)
This review examines the proposed social contract to improve water management in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand. This contract defines expectations of resource access and use, forming a boundary of responsibility ...
The impact of El Nino and La Nina weather patterns on Canterbury water resources
(Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2011-12)
Water is an extremely important and increasingly contentious resource in the Canterbury region. An accurate assessment of the size and behaviour of the resource is fundamental to effective water management. This study ...
Determination and modelling of energy consumption in wheat production using neural networks : "A case study in Canterbury Province, New Zealand"
(Lincoln University, 2011)
New Zealand farmers practice a form of 'industrialised‘ agriculture that relies on relatively high inputs of fossil fuels, not only to power machinery directly but also for manufacturing artificial fertilizers and agrichemicals ...
Community, resilience and recovery: building or burning bridges?
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Department of Environmental Management., 2011-09)
There is a critical strand of literature suggesting that there are no ‘natural’ disasters (Abramovitz, 2001; Anderson and Woodrow, 1998; Clarke, 2008; Hinchliffe, 2004). There are only those that leave us – the people - ...
Recent water sector reform in New Zealand
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2011-08)
Addressing NPSP (non-point source pollution) is the Achilles heel of water sustainability in New Zealand and internationally. This oral presentation discusses this environmental problem and questions how do we design ...