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Researcher: Blackwell, B (Dr Boyd Blackwell)

Fields of Research

Ecological Economics
Environmental Impact Assessment
Environment and Resource Economics
Public Economics- Publically Provided Goods
Tourism Policy
Social Change
Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Economic Theory
Maritime Engineering
Natural Resource Management
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Tourism Economics
Conservation and Biodiversity
Transportation and Freight Services
Public Policy
Transport Economics
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Wildlife and Habitat Management

Research Objectives

Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Rehabilitation of Degraded Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Conserving Intangible Cultural Heritage
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Urban Water Evaluation (incl. Water Quality)
Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism
Natural Hazards in Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Economic Framework
Ecological Economics
Recreational Services
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management
Tourism Infrastructure Development
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Environmental Health

Career Best Publications

The value of a recreational beach visit: an application to Mooloolaba Beach and comparisons with other outdoor recreation sites; Economic Analysis and Policy

Research Publications

13th Beach Expert Witness Report - Beach and Coastal Foreshore Economics (as per PNVCAT2 Expert Evidence)
Bastion Point Expert Witness Report: Beach and Coastal Foreshore Economics
Beaches as societal assets: council expenditures, recreational returns, and climate change; Handbook of Tourism Economics: Analysis, New Applications and Case Studies
Dropping in: A case study approach to understanding the socio-economic impact of recreational surfing and its value to the coastal economy; Shore and Beach
Marine Education:Devil of a Swim,Waub's Bay,Bicheno,4th April 2010
Oceans outfalls in Australia: economics, ecology, recreation and education; ANZSEE Conference
The economics of ocean outfalls and wastewater in Australia: a dog's breakfast?; Australian Conference of Economists
The economics of ocean outtfalls and wastewater in Australia: some empirical evidence on a dog's breakfast; Australian Conference of Economists
The ecoservice values for some of Australia's natural coastal assets: how much are our coasts worth and what's missing from the mosaic; ANZSEE Conference
The Marginal Value of Lifesavers and Lifeguards to beach Users in Australia and the United States; Economic Analysis and Policy
The Value of Recreational Surfing to Society; Tourism in Marine Environments
The value of a recreational beach visit: an application to Mooloolaba Beach and comparisons with other outdoor recreation sites; Economic Analysis and Policy
Valuing Ex Ante Changes in Water Quality for the Marine Environment: A Hybrid Method Applied to Bass Straight, Victoria, Australia ; ANZSEE Conference
Vulnerabilities and adaptation of ports to climate change; Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
Wastewater reuse in the absence of water scarcity and a market: A case study from Beaconsfield Tasmania (Australia); Asia Pacific Water Recycling Conference & Membranes andd Desalination Conference

Research Projects

Preliminary Assessment of the Vulnerability of Australian Ports to Climate Change; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

What are the Cross Jurisdictional Barriers to the Effective Recycling and Reuse of Wastewater, Currently not Being Considered in Australian Law Reform?