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  • Kenny, Gavin J.; de Wet, Neil (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2000)
    The Terms of Reference for this work specified three objectives to the Fiji component: Objective 1a: to provide a prototype FIJICLIM model (covered under PICCAP funding) Objective 1b: to provide training and transfer of ...
  • Feresi, Jone; Kenny, Gavin J.; de Wet, Neil; Limalevu, Leone; Bhusan, Jagat; Ratukalou, Inoke (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2000)
    All nations, including Fiji, that are signatories to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change(UNFCCC) are obliged to provide National Communications to the Conference of Parties (COP) of the UNFCCC. The ...
  • Feresi, Jone; Kenny, Gavin J.; de Wet, Neil; Limalevu, Leone; Bhusan, Jagat; Ratukalou, Inoke (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2000)
    This document presents extended case studies of the impacts of climate change on the Fiji coast. In particular the study evaluates: 1. Coastal erosion at 3 representative sites on the coast of Viti Levu. 2. Inundation ...
  • Warrick, Richard A.; Mullan, A.B.; Kenny, Gavin J.; Campbell, B.D.; Clark, H.; Austin, P.T.; Cloughley, C.G.; Flux, T.L.; Hall, A.J.; Harman, J.J.; McPherson, H.G.; Jamieson, P.D.; Mitchell, N.D.; Newton, P.C.D.; Parshotam, A.; Porteous, A.S.; Salinger, M.J.; Thompson, C.S.; Tate, K.R.; Ye, Wei (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato, 2001)
    In the late 1980s, New Zealand undertook the first national assessment of climate change and its possible impacts on the country.1 The landmark report, reflecting the judgement of scores of national experts, called for ...
  • Leonard, Lorraine; Memon, Ali (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Research for this report is part of a project on evaluating the quality of planning and governance under the Local Government Act 2002 (LGA). This is the first of two complementary reports aiming to develop and test a ...
  • Day, Maxine; Backhurst, Michael; Ericksen, Neil; Crawford, Janet; Chapman, Sarah; Berke, Philip; Laurian, Lucie; Dixon, Jennifer; Jefferies, Richard; Warren, Tricia; Barfoot, Cushla; Mason, Greg; Bennett, Matthew; Gibson, Claire (2003)
    This report focuses on results from Phase 2 of PUCM - the quality of plan implementation in six district councils selected for their range of plan quality and capacity to plan. Only those results considered to be important ...
  • Warrick, Richard A.; Kenny, Gavin J.; Harman, J.J. (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2001)
    Along with a need to better understand the climate and biophysical systems of New Zealand, the need to develop an improved capacity for evaluating possible changes in climate and their effects on the New Zealand environment ...
  • Wang, Meng; Li, Yinpeng; Ye, Wei; Bornman, Janet F.; Yan, Xiaodong (Inter-Research, 2011)
    Jilin is among the most important grain-producing provinces in China. Its maize production plays an important role in local and national food security. In this study, we developed a new approach to assess the vulnerability ...
  • Andrady, Anthony; Aucamp, Pieter J.; Bais, Alkiviadis F.; Ballare, Carlos L.; Bjorn, Lars Olof; Bornman, Janet F.; Caldwell, Martyn M.; Cullen, Anthony P.; Erickson, David J.; de Gruijl, Frank R.; Hader, Donat- P.; Ilyas, Mohammad; Kulandaivelu, G.; Kumar, H. D.; Longstreth, Janice; McKenzie, Richard L.; Norval, Mary; Paul, Nigel; Redhwi, Halim Hamid; Smith, Raymond C.; Solomon, Keith R.; Sulzberger, Barbara; Takizawa, Yukio; Tang, Xiaoyan; Teramura, Alan H.; Torikai, Ayako; van der Leun, Jan C.; Wilson, Stephen R.; Worrest, Robert C.; Zepp, Richard G. (2010)
    The parties to the Montreal Protocol are informed by three panels of experts. One of these is the Environmental Effects Assessment Panel (EEAP), which deals with UV radiation and its effects on human health, animals, plants, ...
  • Kennedy, Nathan; Jefferies, Richard (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2009)
    The literature review in this report was the starting point for developing a Māori research strand (2003-2009) within the Planning Under Co-operative Mandates (PUCM) research programme (1995-2009). An early task of the ...
  • Laurian, Lucie; Crawford, Janet; Day, Maxine; Kouwenhoven, Peter; Mason, Greg; Ericksen, Neil; Beattie, Lee (2010)
    Despite calls for performance-oriented and evidence-based planning, the outcomes of land use and environmental plans are rarely monitored or assessed ex post facto (that is, post implementation). As a result, planners ...
  • Backhurst, Michael; Day, Maxine; Warren, Tricia; Ericksen, Neil; Crawford, Janet; Jefferies, Richard; Bennett, Matthew; Berke, Philip; Chapman, Sarah; Laurian, Lucie (2004)
    This working paper analyses the processes adopted by councils for involving hapū/iwi in plan implementation, including the resource consents process. Three topic issues were investigated to assess plan implementation — ...
  • Kenny, Gavin J.; Ye, Wei; Warrick, Richard A.; de Wet, Neil (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2000)
    The FIJICLIM prototype is based on PACCLIM which was developed by the International Global Change Institute (IGCI) as part of the Pacific Islands Climate Change Assistance Programme (PICCAP) executed by the South Pacific ...
  • de Wet, Neil; Slaney, David; Ye, Wei; Hales, Simon; Warrick, Richard A. (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2005)
    This document reports the main findings of the first systematic, spatial analyses of risks to New Zealand associated with exotic mosquitoes of current public health concern.
  • de Wet, Neil; Slaney, David; Ye, Wei; Hales, Simon; Warrick, Richard A. (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2005)
    This Hotspots case study of Oc. camptorhynchus in New Zealand forms part of the wider aims and objectives of the Hotspots project. The overall aims of the case study were: 1. To evaluate the performance of the Hotspots ...
  • Urich, Peter; Campbell, John; Gillespie, Alexander; Scrimgeour, Frank (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato, 2005)
    This review of current knowledge in, and development of, priorities for research into the human dimensions of global environmental change has been conducted to assist the Foundation for Research Science and Technology to ...
  • Jefferies, Richard; Warren, Tricia; Berke, Philip; Chapman, Sarah; Crawford, Janet; Ericksen, Neil; Mason, Greg (2002)
    This working paper analyses the processes adopted by councils for involving hapū /iwi in plan implementation, including the resource consents process. Three topic issues were investigated to assess plan implementation — ...
  • Kennedy, Nathan; Jefferies, Richard (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2009)
    The literature review in this report was the starting point for the development of a Māori research strand within the Planning Under Co-operative Mandates (PUCM) research programme. The original purpose of this report ...
  • Ericksen, Neil (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2003)
    In this presentation the author paints the conflict of people versus nature in light of the RMA, and go on to look at the repercussions of this through not only the plans that were prepared under this controversial ...
  • Mason, Greg; McEwan, Ann (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2005)
    The goal of the study presented in this report has been to determine the extent to which resource consent outcomes in North Shore City’s Residential 3 Built Heritage zone comply with the District Plan. To this end, a ...