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Development of an integrative water quality monitoring programme for Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere
(Lincoln University, 2018)
Fresh water lakes are highly valued in today’s world. The use and management of this freshwater resource is critical to all four well-beings (social, economic, environmental, and cultural) worldwide and specifically (for ...
Local Adaptation Plans of Action (LAPAs): an analysis of approaches to planning for climate change in Nepal
(Lincoln University, 2016)
Adaptation to climate change has become a major focus globally since 2001. In accordance with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) decision in 2001, each least developed country prepared ...
An evaluation of voluntary environmental schemes used by the dairy industry in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2015)
Internationally, there are increasing concerns regarding the environmental impacts associated with intensive dairy farming. However, few studies have determined the characteristics of these approaches in the agricultural ...
How to share the potential benefits of REDD+? The case of Nepal
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is an incentive based measure for climate change mitigation. REDD+ transcends deforestation and forest degradation and includes sustainable management of ...
The Waimakariri River and its environment: frequency analysis of extreme events and the effects of flow modifications
(Lincoln University, 2016-07-18)
The Waimakariri River is known for its unpredictability; flood and drought events can occur at any time of the year. Knowledge about the return period of extreme events is crucial for water management and planning. Frequency ...