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The Development of Sustainable Alternatives to Applicants' Proposals Using Collaborative Approaches
(University of Canterbury. Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, 2013)
The purpose of the Resource Management Act is to achieve sustainable management. However the development of alternatives is primarily the responsibility of applicants. In practice this usually leads to proposals that ...
Rip current observations on a low-sloping dissipative beach
Rip currents are the main cause of beach rescues and fatalities. Key drivers of rip current hazard are: (1) fast current speeds; and (2) the exit rate of floating material from inside to outside of the surf zone. Exit ...
Agricultural intensification, ownership, and landscape change in the Mackenzie Basin
This article investigates the role of shifting land ownership in landscape change in New Zealand’s Mackenzie Basin. It was hypothesised that ownership patterns influence landscape transformation; and changes in ownership ...