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Expanding the role of participatory mapping to assess ecosystem service provision in local coastal environments (2019)
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Burdon, D., Potts, T., McKinley, E., Lew, S., Shilland, R., Gormley, K., …Forster, R. (2019). Expanding the role of participatory mapping to assess ecosystem service provision in local coastal environments. Ecosystem Services, 39, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2019.101009

There has been increasing international effort to better understand the diversity and quality of marine natural capital, ecosystem services and their associated societal benefits. However, there is an evidence gap as to how these benefits are identif... Read More about Expanding the role of participatory mapping to assess ecosystem service provision in local coastal environments.

Oil and gas infrastructure decommissioning in marine protected areas: System complexity, analysis and challenges (2018)
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Burdon, D., Barnard, S., Boyes, S. J., & Elliott, M. (2018). Oil and gas infrastructure decommissioning in marine protected areas: System complexity, analysis and challenges. Marine pollution bulletin, 135, 739-758. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.07.077

Many offshore oil and gas production facilities are nearing the end of their operational life, with decommissioning now becoming a global challenge. The compatibility of decommissioning operations to marine protected areas (MPAs) creates further chal... Read More about Oil and gas infrastructure decommissioning in marine protected areas: System complexity, analysis and challenges.

Assessing costs and benefits of measures to achieve good environmental status in European regional seas: challenges, opportunities, and lessons learnt (2016)
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Börger, T., Broszeit, S., Ahtiainen, H., Atkins, J. P., Burdon, D., Luisetti, T., …Austen, M. C. (2016). Assessing costs and benefits of measures to achieve good environmental status in European regional seas: challenges, opportunities, and lessons learnt. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3(OCT), https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2016.00192

The EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) requires Member States to assess the costs and benefits of Programmes of Measures (PoMs) put in place to ensure that European marine waters achieve Good Environmental Status by 2020. An interdisciplin... Read More about Assessing costs and benefits of measures to achieve good environmental status in European regional seas: challenges, opportunities, and lessons learnt.

Integrating methods for ecosystem service assessment and valuation: mixed methods or mixed messages? (2015)
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Hattam, C., Böhnke-Henrichs, A., Börger, T., Burdon, D., Hadjimichael, M., Delaney, A., …Austen, M. C. (2015). Integrating methods for ecosystem service assessment and valuation: mixed methods or mixed messages?. Ecological economics : the journal of the International Society for Ecological Economics, 120, 126-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.10.011

A mixed-method approach was used to assess and value the ecosystem services derived from the Dogger Bank, an extensive shallow sandbank in the southern North Sea. Three parallel studies were undertaken that 1) identified and quantified, where possibl... Read More about Integrating methods for ecosystem service assessment and valuation: mixed methods or mixed messages?.

Valuing conservation benefits of an offshore marine protected area (2014)
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Börger, T., Hattam, C., Burdon, D., Atkins, J. P., & Austen, M. C. (2014). Valuing conservation benefits of an offshore marine protected area. Ecological economics : the journal of the International Society for Ecological Economics, 108, 229-241 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.10.006

Increasing anthropogenic pressure in the offshore marine environment highlights the need for improved management and conservation of offshore ecosystems. This study scrutinises the applicability of a discrete choice experiment to value the expected b... Read More about Valuing conservation benefits of an offshore marine protected area.

Marine ecosystem services: Linking indicators to their classification (2014)
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Hattam, C., Atkins, J. P., Beaumont, N., Börger, T., Böhnke-Henrichs, A., Burdon, D., …Austen, M. C. (2015). Marine ecosystem services: Linking indicators to their classification. Ecological Indicators, 49, 61-75 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.09.026

© 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. There is a multitude of ecosystem service classifications available within the literature, each with its own advantages and drawbacks. Elements of them have been used to tailor a generic ecosystem service cla... Read More about Marine ecosystem services: Linking indicators to their classification.

The riddle of the sands: How population dynamics explains causes of high bivalve mortality (2013)
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Callaway, R., Burdon, D., Deasey, A., Mazik, K., & Elliott, M. (2013). The riddle of the sands: How population dynamics explains causes of high bivalve mortality. The journal of applied ecology, 50(4), 1050-1059. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12114

Large-scale bivalve mortalities in estuarine and coastal habitats are a major environmental and economic concern. They may have obvious causes such as extremely cold winter temperatures, but in the absence of an apparent chain of cause and effect, a... Read More about The riddle of the sands: How population dynamics explains causes of high bivalve mortality.

A problem structuring method for ecosystem-based management : the DPSIR modelling process (2012)
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Gregory, A. J., Atkins, J. P., Burdon, D., & Elliott, M. (2018). A problem structuring method for ecosystem-based management : the DPSIR modelling process. European journal of operational research, 227(3), 558-569. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2012.11.020

The purpose of this paper is to learn from Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) theory to inform the development of Problem Structuring Methods (PSMs) both in general and in the specific context of marine management. The focus on marine management is impor... Read More about A problem structuring method for ecosystem-based management : the DPSIR modelling process.

Different cultures, different values: The role of cultural variation in public’s WTP for marine species conservation (2011)
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Ressurreição, A., Gibbons, J., Kaiser, M., Dentinho, T. P., Zarzycki, T., Bentley, C., …Edwards-Jones, G. (2012). Different cultures, different values: The role of cultural variation in public’s WTP for marine species conservation. Biological Conservation, 145(1), 148-159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2011.10.026

Understanding the cultural variation in public preference for marine species is a necessary pre-requisite if conservation objectives are to include societal preferences in addition to scientific considerations. We report the results of a contingent s... Read More about Different cultures, different values: The role of cultural variation in public’s WTP for marine species conservation.

What are the costs and benefits of biodiversity recovery in a highly polluted estuary? (2011)
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Pascual, M., Borja, A., Franco, J., Burdon, D., Atkins, J. P., & Elliott, M. (2012). What are the costs and benefits of biodiversity recovery in a highly polluted estuary?. Water Research, 46(1), 205-217. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2011.10.053

Biodiversity recovery measures have often been ignored when dealing with the restoration of degraded aquatic systems. Furthermore, biological valuation methods have been applied only spatially in previous studies, and not jointly on a temporal and sp... Read More about What are the costs and benefits of biodiversity recovery in a highly polluted estuary?.

Managing the marine environment: is the DPSIR framework holistic enough? (2011)
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Atkins, J. P., Gregory, A. J., Burdon, D., & Elliott, M. (2011). Managing the marine environment: is the DPSIR framework holistic enough?. Systems research and behavioral science, 28(5), 497-508. https://doi.org/10.1002/sres.1111

Ever increasing and diverse use of the marine environment and consequent impacts on marine life, habitats and landscapes make prominent the need for policy and policy-making procedures that promote resilience and sustainability. In this paper, we foc... Read More about Managing the marine environment: is the DPSIR framework holistic enough?.

An application of contingent valuation and decision tree analysis to water quality improvements (2007)
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Atkins, J. P., Burdon, D., & Allen, J. H. (2007). An application of contingent valuation and decision tree analysis to water quality improvements. Marine pollution bulletin, 55(10-12), 591-602. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2007.09.018

This paper applies contingent valuation and decision tree analysis to investigate public preferences for water quality improvements, and in particular reduced eutrophication. Such preferences are important given that the development of EU water quali... Read More about An application of contingent valuation and decision tree analysis to water quality improvements.

Estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystem restoration: Confusing management and science – A revision of concepts (2007)
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Burdon, D., Hemingway, K. L., Elliott, M., & Apitz, S. E. (2007). Estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystem restoration: Confusing management and science – A revision of concepts. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 74(3), 349-366. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2007.05.034

This review presents recent concepts, understanding and experience of the restoration, recovery and human-mediated modification of estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystems. It shows that these can be divided into four categories: natural recovery fro... Read More about Estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystem restoration: Confusing management and science – A revision of concepts.

Identification, definition and quantification of goods and services provided by marine biodiversity: Implications for the ecosystem approach (2007)
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Beaumont, N., Austen, M., Atkins, J., Burdon, D., Degraer, S., Dentinho, T., …Zarzycki, T. (2007). Identification, definition and quantification of goods and services provided by marine biodiversity: Implications for the ecosystem approach. Marine pollution bulletin, 54(3), 253-265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2006.12.003

This paper identifies and defines ecosystem goods and services provided by marine biodiversity. Case studies have been used to provide an insight into the practical issues associated with the assessment of marine ecosystem goods and services at speci... Read More about Identification, definition and quantification of goods and services provided by marine biodiversity: Implications for the ecosystem approach.

An initial economic evaluation of water quality improvements in the Randers Fjord, Denmark (2006)
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Burdon, D., & Atkins, J. P. (2006). An initial economic evaluation of water quality improvements in the Randers Fjord, Denmark. Marine pollution bulletin, 53(1-4), 195-204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2005.09.024

Eutrophication of estuarine and coastal waters has only been recognised as a potential problem since the early 1980s. This problem is being addressed by the European Union through the implementation of recent water quality legislation, which also cal... Read More about An initial economic evaluation of water quality improvements in the Randers Fjord, Denmark.