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RiVAS (and RiVAS+): Insights and lessons from 5 years' experience with the River Values Assessment System
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2012-08)
The River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) are tools that enable regional councils and others to ‘objectively’ and systematically evaluate rivers in their regions for their relative importance across the range ...
Environmental indicators of tourism impacts on natural West Coast assets, Aotearoa New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2001-11)
We examined the environmental effects of visitor activities at three different natural assets (scenic icon sites, seabirds, and caves) on the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand. To catalogue the effects of different ...
Public perceptions of New Zealand freshwater and its management - reconciling the science and management implications
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Department of Environmental Management., 2005-03)
Outline • Outline of the biennial perceptions survey. • New Zealanders’ perceptions of freshwater using Pressure-State-Response model – Trends in perceptions – With demographic differences • Comparisons between perceptions ...
Perceptions of the state of New Zealand's environment: research approach, key findings and ongoing opportunities
Aims: • Monitor NZers’ perceptions of resources and environmental issues – something increasingly common in other countries; • Contribute to improved state of environment reporting – matching perceptions to science can ...
Native fish in Hawke's Bay: development and application of the river values assessment system (RiVAS and RiVAS+)
(Lincoln University. Department of Social Science, Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport, 2012-08)
The second application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) for native fisheries value was made in the Hawke’s Bay Region. Of 16 rivers or river clusters evaluated, four were considered of national ...
Native Fish: Development and Application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) Method to the Gisborne District Council Region
(Lincoln University. Department of Social Science, Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport, 2012-03)
The first application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) was made to the native fisheries value in Gisborne District. A modified approach involving national (to develop the system) and local (to fully ...
Ecosystem services review of water projects
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010)
Water projects are typically evaluated using benefit cost analysis. Ecosystem services are the direct and indirect benefits that people obtain from ecosystems. Many of these benefits are ignored in benefit cost analysis, ...
A decade of public perceptions of the New Zealand environment: a focus on water and its management
(New Zealand Association of Economists and Law and Economics Association of New Zealand, 2010-07)
Six biennial public perception surveys of the environment have been completed at Lincoln University. The survey asks 2000 people their perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment and its management. 2010 ...
Te Waihora Lake Ellesmere - the 2009 Living Lake Symposium: a summary of the key findings and conclusions
The 2nd Te Waihora Lake Ellesmere Living Lakes Symposium was held at Lincoln University, 4th November 2009. The symposium had three main objectives: 1. to report on ‘research’ undertaken since 2007; 2. report and discuss ...
Public perceptions of New Zealand's environment: 2010
(EOS Ecology, 2010)