Web Access Research Portal

Researcher: Tinch, DR (Dr Dugald Tinch)

Fields of Research

Environment and resource economics
Tourist behaviour and visitor experience
Tourism management
Environment policy
Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Industry economics and industrial organisation
Economic development policy
Ecosystem function
Natural resource management
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Fisheries management
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
Terrestrial biodiversity
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Understanding climate change
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Socio-cultural issues in tourism
Environmental protection frameworks (incl. economic incentives)
Tourism services
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Economic growth
Productivity (excl. public sector)
Rights to environmental and natural resources (excl. water allocation)
Tourism infrastructure development
Water services and utilities
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Economic issues in tourism
Technological and organisational innovation
Preference, behaviour and welfare
Land policy
Wind energy
Fisheries - aquaculture
Management and productivity
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
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
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; I C E S Journal of Marine Science: (International Council for The Exploration of The Sea)
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
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)
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)
Economics of under-exploited fisheries in the Southern Ocean and their potential contribution to global food security
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