Browsing by Author "Townsend, Michael"

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  • Communicating the value of marine conservation using an ecosystem service matrix approach

    Geange, Shane; Townsend, Michael; Clark, Dana; Ellis, Joanne I.; Lohrer, Andrew M. (Elsevier Science BV, 2019)
    Matrix approaches are useful for linking ecosystem services to habitats that underpin their delivery. Matrix applications in marine ecosystem services research have been primarily qualitative, focusing on 'habitat presence' ...
  • Detecting subtle shifts in ecosystem functioning in a dynamic estuarine environment

    Pratt, Daniel Robert; Lohrer, Andrew M.; Thrush, Simon F.; Hewitt, Judi E.; Townsend, Michael; Cartner, Katie; Pilditch, Conrad A.; Harris, Rachel Joy; van Colen, Carl; Rodil, Iván F. (Public Library of Science, 2015)
    Identifying the effects of stressors before they impact ecosystem functioning can be challenging in dynamic, heterogeneous ‘real-world’ ecosystems. In aquatic systems, for example, reductions in water clarity can limit the ...
  • Intertidal habitat mapping for ecosystem goods and services: Tairua harbour

    Needham, Hazel Rosemary; Townsend, Michael; Hewitt, Judi E.; Hailes, Sarah (Waikato Regional Council, 2014)
    In January 2013, Waikato Regional Council (WRC) contracted the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), to develop rapid assessment techniques for mapping of intertidal habitats associated with the ...
  • Sad or happy? The effects of emotions on stated preferences for environmental goods

    Hanley, Nick; Boyce, Christopher; Czajkowski, Mikołaj; Tucker, Steven; Noussair, Charles; Townsend, Michael (Springer Verlag (Germany), 2017)
    A substantial literature in behavioural science and psychology shows that emotions affect human choices and values. This paper investigates whether such emotional impacts are also present in stated choice experiments for ...

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