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Researcher: Stoeckl, NE (Professor Natalie Stoeckl)

Fields of Research

Environment and resource economics
Ecological economics
Environmental management
Conservation and biodiversity
Other economics
Wildlife and habitat management
Economic development policy
Tourism economics
Natural resource management
History of economic thought
Cultural studies
Impacts of tourism
Urban sociology and community studies
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Agricultural economics
Social change
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Resource geoscience
Industry economics and industrial organisation
Climate change impacts and adaptation
Exploration geochemistry
Welfare economics
Behavioural economics
Stochastic analysis and modelling

Research Objectives

Ecological economics
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Economic issues in tourism
Other environmental management
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Marine biodiversity
Economic growth
Other economic framework
Other plant production and plant primary products
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Market-based mechanisms
Climate change models
Fisheries - wild caught
Structure, delivery and resourcing
Preference, behaviour and welfare
Fisheries - recreational freshwater
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture
Community services
Terrestrial biodiversity
Copper ore exploration
Technological and organisational innovation
Wind energy
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Fisheries - aquaculture
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Precious (noble) metal ore exploration
Mining and extraction of copper ores
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A state-wide economic assessment of coastal and marine ecosystem services to inform sustainable development policies in the Northern Territory, Australia; Marine Policy
Are Indigenous land and sea management programs a pathway to Indigenous economic independence?; Rangeland Journal
Assessing changes to ecosystem service values at large geographic scale: A case study for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef; Ecosystem Services
Assessing the impact of price changes and extreme climatic events on sediment loads in a large river catchment near the Great Barrier Reef; Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Australian Indigenous insights into ecosystem services: Beyond services towards connectedness - People, place and time; Ecosystem Services
Co-benefits and trade-offs between agriculture and conservation: a case study in Northern Australia; Biological Conservation
Exploring the impacts of coal mining on host communities in Shanxi, China – using subjective data; Resources Policy
If climate change means more intense and more frequent drought, what will that mean for agricultural production? A case study in Northern Australia; Australasian Journal of Environmental Management
Indigenous land and sea management programs (ILSMPs) enhance the wellbeing of Indigenous Australians; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Indigenous land and sea management programs: Can they promote regional development and help 'close the (income) gap'?; Australian Journal of Social Issues
Key Result Summary: Valuing Australia’s Biosecurity System
Linking ecosystem services and human-values theory; Conservation Biology
Marine conservation finance: the need for and scope of an emerging field; Ocean & Coastal Management
Motivations for sharing bushmeat with an urban diaspora in indigenous Australia; Human Dimensions of Wildlife
New methods for valuing, and for identifying spatial variations, in cultural services: a case study of the Great Barrier Reef; Ecosystem Services
Overoptimism and the undervaluation of ecosystem services: a case-study of recreational fishing in Townsville, adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef; Ecosystem Services
Pluralistic discounting recognising different capital contributions: an example estimating the net present value of global ecosystem services; Ecological Economics
Setting the Table: Indigenous Engagement on Environmental Issues in a Politicized Context; Society and Natural Resources
Social capital as a key determinant of perceived benefits of community-based marine protected areas; Conservation Biology
Social values and growth and their implications for ecosystem services in the long-run; Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
Socioeconomic impacts of changes to marine fisheries and aquaculture that are brought about through climate change; Climate Change Impacts on Fisheries and Aquaculture: A Global Analysis
Sportfisheries, conservation and sustainable livelihoods: a multidisciplinary guide to developing best practice; Fish and Fisheries
The ability of community based natural resource management to contribute to development as freedom and the role of access; World Development
The cost of doing nothing in the face of climate change: a case study, using the life satisfaction approach to value the tangible and intangible costs of flooding in the Philippines; Climate and Development
The Crowding Out of Complex Social Goods; Ecological Economics
The impact of economic, social and environmental factors on trip satisfaction and the likelihood of visitors returning; Tourism Management
The importance of social learning for non-market valuation; Ecological Economics
The importance of water clarity to Great Barrier Reef tourists and their willingness to pay to improve it; Tourism Economics
The learning generated through Indigenous natural resources management programs increases quality of life for Indigenous people – improving numerous contributors to wellbeing; Ecological Economics
The potential implications of environmental deterioration for business and non-business visitor expenditures in a natural setting: a case study of Australia's Great Barrier Reef; Tourism Economics
The role the Great Barrier Reef plays in resident wellbeing and implications for its management; Ambio
The significance of environmental values for destination competitiveness and sustainable tourism strategy making: insights from Australia's Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area; Journal of Sustainable Tourism
The socio-cultural benefits and costs of the traditional hunting of dugongs Dugong dugon and green turtles Chelonia mydas in Torres Strait, Australia; Oryx
The Value of Ecosystem Services from Giant Panda Reserves; Current Biology
Using Both Objective and Subjective Indicators to Investigate the Impacts of Coal Mining on Wellbeing of Host Communities: A Case-Study in Shanxi Province, China; Social Indicators Research
Using insights about key factors impacting 'quality of life' to inform effective on-farm conservation programs: a case study in Northern Australia; Australasian Journal of Environmental Management
Using measures of wellbeing for impact evaluation: Proof of concept developed with an Indigenous community undertaking land management programs in northern Australia; Ambio
Using the life-satisfaction approach to quantify the complex inter-related impacts of coal mining on host communities: A case study in Shanxi, China; Resources Policy
Women's well-being and household benefits from seaweed farming in Indonesia; Aquaculture

Research Projects

Economic Assessment of Blue Economy; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
NESP2 Marine and Coastal Hub; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)
Research Enhancement Program (REP) 2019 - COBE; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Tasmania Project: Wellbeing
Knowledge Integration for Torres Strait Sustainability
Northern Australia Environmental Resources Hub - Synthesis Project - Kakadu Cultural Connections

Research Candidate Supervision