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Towards integrated floodplain management in the lower Waimakariri floodplain
(Lincoln University, 2001)
As investment located on New Zealand floodplains increased and subsequently damaged by flooding, public pressure for new water control works mounted. This in turn led to calls for a more comprehensive and integrated approach ...
The impact of landfills on rural communities
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2005)
This report looks at the site selection process and construction of the modern day landfill and what the impact is on the local rural community.
Realistic forecasting of groundwater level, based on the eigenstructure of aquifer dynamics
(Lincoln Ventures Ltd. Lincoln Environmental., 2003)
Short-term management of groundwater resources, especially during droughts, can be assisted by forecasts of groundwater levels. Such forecasts need to account for the natural dynamic behaviour of the aquifer, likely ...
An operational model for managing the effect of land treatment of wastewater on groundwater quality
(Lincoln Ventures Ltd., 2001-12)
Some land uses, such as land treatment of wastewater, could be operated for protection of the underlying groundwater if appropriate monitoring information were available. It is suggested that leachate quality in the ...
Perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment - water
(New Zealand Environment., 2003)
The second biennial survey of people’s perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment was undertaken in February 2002. The survey is based on the Pressure-State-Response model of state of the environment reporting. ...
An uneasy marriage : ecological reason and the Resource Management Act
(Lincoln University, 2005)
The late 1960s witnessed an unprecedented interest in the environment. One of the intellectual characteristics of this period was the rise of ecocentrism, a form of ecological reasoning that challenged the domination of ...
Impact of aircraft noise on the Milford Sound environment
(Lincoln University, 2004)
This research aim of the impact of aircraft noise on Milford Sound and environs is intended to establish the extent (if any) of a reduction in the quality of visitors' experiences because of aircraft noise. The research ...
Maximising the effectiveness of aerial 1080 control of possums (Trichosurus vulpecula)
(Lincoln University, 2004)
Aerial control using 1080 (sodium monofluoroacetate) baits is widely used in New Zealand for the control of introduced brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula), with the aim of protecting national conservation and ...
Farming in the flood zone: case study - Rangitikei River
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2004)
The February floods 2004 were dramatic in our recent river history and may have changed the way our whole river systems are managed, farmed and where we live. This report is a case study of the Rangitikei River but ...
Clay target shooting: threats and issues
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2003)
Clay target shooting is a sport with a long history, both within New Zealand and internationally. While it was originally a means of practising hunting skills, in time it became a sport in its own right. Today the "sport" ...