Department of Environmental Management
The Department of Environmental Management promotes the advancement of knowledge, through teaching and research, that will allow the sustainable use of environmental and natural resources.
Staff publications and research activities reflect the well established interdisciplinary nature of the Department; research interests include environmental policy, planning and politics, natural resources and environmental economics, ecological economics, transport studies, biodiversity and biodiversity policy, ecological evaluation, environmental ethics, environmental education, women and the environment, the Treaty of Waitangi, Māori approaches to environmental management, indigenous peoples and sustainability and socio-cultural and political perspectives of the environment.
Tourism, biosecurity and pathways into New Zealand: Identifying risk and mitigation strategies. Report on visitor hotspot data mapping (Lincoln UniversityLincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand, 2018-11)This report describes the mapping and analysis of tourist itinerary data to identify visitor hotspots on nights/days one to seven of visits to New Zealand. Two data sets – describing sample data collected via the International ...
How has contamination to water supply altered Havelock North business owners’ perspectives on water? (Lincoln University, 2018)Safe drinking water is essential to public health. In August 2016 an outbreak of gastroenteritis in Havelock North, New Zealand, shook the public’s trust in the water supply service. Over 5,500 of the town’s 14,000 residents ...
(Lincoln University Planning Association, 2015-12)This article contextualises and reports on one of the 13 sub-regional water plans underway to set environmental limits as part of implementing the Canterbury Water Management Strategy (CWMS).
Hybrid spiral-dynamic bacteria-chemotaxis algorithm with application to control two-wheeled machines (SpringerOpen, 2017)This paper presents the implementation of the hybrid spiral-dynamic bacteria-chemotaxis (HSDBC) approach to control two different configurations of a two-wheeled vehicle. The HSDBC is a combination of bacterial chemotaxis ...
Boolean calcium signalling model predicts calcium role in acceleration and stability of abscisic acid-mediated stomatal closure (Nature Research (part of Springer Nature), 2018-12-05)Inconsistent hypotheses have proposed Ca²⁺ as either being essential or irrelevant and redundant in ABA induced stomatal closure. This study integrates all available information from literature to define ABA signalling ...