Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere management and modelling – setting the scene
In this oral presentation the state of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere is considered, along with three possible future scenarios. Resilience, adaptive cycles and tolerance ranges are introduced and the principles and practices of modelling are highlighted. The PLOVER model is used to evaluate the environmental systems of the lake.
KeywordsTe Waihora; Lake Ellesmere; environmental management; environmental modelling; values; future scenarios; resilience; lake management; conservation; PLOVER model; environmental systems
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