The Value of Water in a Drying Climate

The Value of Water in a Drying Climate

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ISBN-13: 9780643106642
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
Publication date: 06/13/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Tor Hundloe is a pioneer of environmental and natural resource economics. He has researched and taught at the University of Queensland, Griffith University and Bond University. He was also a Commissioner of the Industry Commission, where he undertook a public inquiry that changed water allocation and use in Australia. In 2003, Tor was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his contributions to natural resource management and awarded a Century Medal for his contribution to education.

Christine Crawford has worked in marine ecology for over 30 years and has progressively moved upstream, linking estuarine and coastal health with activities in the catchment.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Introduction to sustainability
The principles of sustainability and economics
Economic values of nature
Practical measurements: water as an ecosystem good
The world’s great river basins
Accounting for water
An introduction to the Little Swanport catchment
The river system and water management
The Little Swanport estuary
Estuarine responses to environmental flows
A short history of the catchment settlement
The people and use of natural resources
Communities and values
The catchment regional economy
The Little Swanport water accounts
The value of water
Conclusions

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