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On the Ecology and Restoration of Podocarpus cunninghamii in the Eastern South Island High Country
(University of Canterbury. Forestry, 2010)
Podocarpus cunninghamii is an endemic New Zealand conifer that, in pre-human times, formed extensive forest communities across the eastern South Island high country. Anthropogenic disturbances have reduced the distribution ...
An Examination of Improvements Required to Legislative Provisions for Post Disaster Reconstruction in New Zealand.
(University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2010)
Previous disaster management studies allude to the problems of coordination and the difficulties that may be associated with the implementation of recovery programmes in New Zealand. These studies have also indicated ...
Key elements of sectoral recovery and resilience after the Canterbury earthquakes: a system dynamics approach
(University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2013)
The Canterbury region of New Zealand experienced four earthquakes greater than MW 6.0 between September 2010 and December 2011. This study employs system dynamics as well as hazard, recovery and organisational literature ...
Demand Response Assessment and Modelling of Peak Electricity Demand in the Residential Sector: Information and Communcation Requirements
(University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering Department, 2010)
Peak demand is an issue in power supply system when demand exceeds the available capacity. Continuous growth in peak demand increases the risk of power failures, and increases the marginal cost of supply. The contribution ...
Developing a mode choice model for New Zealand freight transportation.
(University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2014)
The aim of this research was to construct a freight mode choice model, from the perspective of New Zealand freight shippers, identifying the possibility of mode substitution effects. Shipper’s freight modal choice ...