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Researcher: Tinch, DR (Dr Dugald Tinch)

Fields of Research

Environment and Resource Economics
Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience
Tourism Management
Ecosystem Function
Economic Development and Growth
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Natural Resource Management
Environment Policy
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Fisheries Management
Ecological Economics
Tourism Policy

Research Objectives

Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Soils
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Sparseland, Permanent Grassland and Arid Zone Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Climate and Climate Change
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection
Coastal and Marine Management Policy
Economic Growth
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Land and Water Management
Tourism Infrastructure Development
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism
Economic Issues in Tourism
Preference, Behaviour and Welfare
Rural Land Policy
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Management and Productivity
Ecological Economics
Sustainability Indicators

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
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
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
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
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
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 and 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)
The Economic Impact of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Sector on the Tasmanian Economy; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
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

Research Candidate Supervision