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Risk as a criterion for determining environmental policy priorities
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management., 1992-08)
Environmental risk issues comprise a particular subset of this research with specific additional problems resulting mainly from the amount of uncertainty that usually surrounds environmental risk issues. This uncertainty ...
A strategic approach to the use of environmental impact assessment and risk assessment within the decision-making process
(Lincoln College and University of Canterbury. Centre for Resource Management., 1989-03)
The Resource Management Law Reform process presently underway is likely to result in considerable changes being made to the way in which the assessment processes, which are the subject of this work, fit within the revised ...
Public perceptions of risk from the Waimakariri River
(Lincoln University and University of Canterbury. Centre for Resource Management., 1990-05)
This information paper is the result of a request from staff of the North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board for research that would enable them to incorporate public opinion in the Waimakariri Floodplain ...
Environmental risk assessment for New Zealand: a guide for decision makers
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management, 1991-07)
Environmental decision making for groundwater systems
(Lincoln University. Lincoln Environmental / Centre for Resource Management., 1996-10)
All decisions that impact on the environment have technical, economic, social and cultural implications. To achieve our national goal of sustainable management, there is a need to develop and test environmental decision-making ...
Risk and uncertainty
(Lincoln College and University of Canterbury. Centre for Resource Management., 1988-07)
This paper presents an overview of the risk literature, concentrating on general approaches to risk analysis and risk assessment. We believe that this is an essential first step towards the setting of guidelines or the ...
Risk management strategies for the long run use of resources: the impact of climate change on agriculture
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management., 1992-07)
This publication is the result of a research contract completed for MAF Rural Policy Unit in 1991. The brief was to develop a policy framework to assist in the analysis of the issues raised by climate change and the ...
Public participation: its role in the management of the Waimakariri floodplain
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management., 1990-05)
Despite increasing investment in flood protection works over time in New Zealand the costs of flood damage have continued to rise. Research into this phenomenon resulted in the National Water and Soil Conservation Authority's ...
A review of the literature pertaining to 'perceived' risk and 'acceptable' risk and the methods used to estimate them
(Lincoln University & University of Canterbury. Centre for Resource Management, 1990-05)
The concept of an acceptable risk is an integral part of modern society. However, when we attempt to determine what an acceptable risk is in a particular situation, we have to consider questions such as 'to whom is the ...
Genetic engineering in New Zealand: science, ethics and public policy
(Centre for Resource Management, 1991-06)
Genetic engineering is rapidly being acknowledged as an emerging technology that has immense potential to improve the health, living standards, economy and environment for New Zealanders. However, some aspects of the ...