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Researcher: Tinch, DR (Dr Dugald Tinch)

Fields of Research

Environment and resource economics
Tourist behaviour and visitor experience
Fisheries management
Forestry management and environment
Conservation and biodiversity
Economic development policy
Agro-ecosystem function and prediction
Tourism management
Environment policy
Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Ecosystem function
Industry economics and industrial organisation
Behavioural economics
Natural resource management
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Ecological economics
Sociology and social studies of science and technology
Tourism policy
Population ecology

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Other environmental management
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Terrestrial biodiversity
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Understanding climate change
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Socio-cultural issues in tourism
Environmental protection frameworks (incl. economic incentives)
Sustainability indicators
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Rights to environmental and natural resources (excl. water allocation)
Tourism services
Productivity (excl. public sector)
Economic growth
Fisheries - wild caught
Tourism infrastructure development
Softwood plantations
Marine biodiversity
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Integration of farm and forestry
Environmentally sustainable commercial services and tourism
Water services and utilities
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Economic issues in tourism
Technological and organisational innovation
Preference, behaviour and welfare
Fisheries - aquaculture
Wind energy
Land policy
Management and productivity
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Ecological economics

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

100 years of change: examining agricultural trends, habitat change and stakeholder perceptions through the 20th century; Journal of Applied Ecology
A natural capital approach to agroforestry decision-making at the farm scale; Forests
Case study: Tasmania driving innovation in the visitor economy; Improving service sector productivity: the economic imperative
Comparing augmented sustainability measures for Scotland: Is there a mismatch?; Ecological Economics
Cost Benefit and Climate Change; The Economics of Climate Change
Cultural values, deep mining operations and the use of surplus groundwater for towns, landscapes and jobs; Ecological Economics
Decision versus Experiences Utility: An Investigation Using the Choice Experiment Method; The International Handbook On Non-Market Environmental Valuation
Developing a Comparative Marine Socio-Economic Framework for the European Atlantic Area; Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics
Economic determinants of biodiversity change over a 400 year period in the Scottish Uplands; Journal of Applied Ecology
Economic effects of sea surface temperature, aging population, and market distance on a small-scale fishery; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Estimating the benefits of water quality improvements under the Water Framework Directive: are benefits transferable?; European Review of Agricultural Economics
Historical Perspectives on the Development of Multifunctional Landscapes: A Case study from the UK Uplands; Multifunctional Rural Land Management: Economics and Policies
Innovations in Research Technology: the case of Tourism Tracer; Tourism in Tasmania
Investigating public preferences for the management of native and invasive species in the context of kelp restoration; Marine Policy
Molecular tools for bathing water assessment in Europe: Balancing social science research with a rapidly developing environmental science evidence-base; Ambio
Quantifying Preferences for the Natural World Using Monetary and Nonmonetary Assessments of Value; Conservation Biology
Report: Economics of under-exploited fisheries in the Southern Ocean and their potential contribution to global food security
Safeguarding marine life: conservation of biodiversity and ecosystems; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
The Economics of Climate Change; Developments in Economics
The impacts of elicitation context on stated preferences for agricultural landscapes; Journal of Agricultural Economics
The value of familiarity: Effects of knowledge and objective signals on willingness to pay for a public good; Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Valuing coastal recreation and the visual intrusion from commercial activities in Arctic Norway; Ocean & Coastal Management
Valuing improvements to coastal waters using choice experiments: An application to revisions of the EU Bathing Waters Directive; Marine Policy
What drives long-run biodiversity change? New insights from combining economics, palaeoecology and environmental history; Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Research Projects

1.02 - Hedonic Pricing of On-farm Soil Management - Phase 1; CRC for High Performance Soils Ltd (HPS CRC)
Activating Markets to Create Incentives for Improved Soil Management: Literature Scoping Study; CRC for High Performance Soils Ltd (HPS CRC)
Consumer demand, the value chain, and communication strategies for promoting soil stewardship; CRC for High Performance Soils Ltd (HPS CRC)
Economic Assessment of Blue Economy; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
The Economic Impact of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Sector on the Tasmanian Economy; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Criteria and Sustainability Indicators for Forest Reserve Management
Economics of under-exploited fisheries in the Southern Ocean and their potential contribution to global food security
Increasing co-operative agroforestry uptake among smallholders in Tasmania
Sense-T Stage 2: Sensing Tourist Travel ('Tourist tracking project')
Socio-economic effectiveness testing of existing environmental provisions of the Forest Practices Code
Tourist Tracking Technology Phase 2 Development
Valuing the contribution of biodiversity to Papua New Guinea's economy and livelihoods

Research Candidate Supervision