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Researcher: Blackwell, B (Dr Boyd Blackwell)

Fields of Research

Ecological economics
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Environment and resource economics
Public economics - publicly provided goods
Wastewater treatment processes
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Maritime engineering
Tourism policy
Environmental law
Economic theory
Natural resource management
Social change
Tourism economics
Conservation and biodiversity
Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Transport economics
Public policy
Wildlife and habitat management
Agriculture, land and farm management

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Other environmental management
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Rehabilitation or conservation of coastal or estuarine environments
Measurement and assessment of freshwater quality (incl. physical and chemical conditions of water)
Natural hazards
Microeconomics
Socio-cultural issues in tourism
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Other economic framework
Conserving intangible cultural heritage
Recreational services
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Ecological economics
Tourism infrastructure development
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity

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
Increased transparency and resource prioritization for the management of pollutants from wastewater treatment plants: a national perspective from Australia; Frontiers in Marine Science
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?