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Community operational research and citizen science: two icons in need of each other? (2017)
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Gregory, A. J., & Atkins, J. P. (2018). Community operational research and citizen science: two icons in need of each other?. European journal of operational research, 268(3), 1111-1124. doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2017.07.037

Citizen Science attracts a lot of positive attention and a convenient alignment with it might offer multiple benefits for Community Operational Research. But what would be the basis for such an alignment? Could it offer important reciprocal benefits... Read More

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), doi: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

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). doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.10.011. ISSN 0921-8009

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

Renewables-to-reefs: Response to Fowler et al. (2015)
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Smyth, K., Burdon, D., Atkins, J., Barnes, R., & Elliott, M. (2015). Renewables-to-reefs: Response to Fowler et al. Marine pollution bulletin, 98(1-2), 372-374. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.07.065

Renewables-to-reefs? – Decommissioning options for the offshore wind power industry (2014)
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Smyth, K., Christie, N., Burdon, D., Atkins, J. P., Barnes, R., & Elliott, M. (2015). Renewables-to-reefs? – Decommissioning options for the offshore wind power industry. Marine pollution bulletin, 90(1-2), 247-258. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.10.045

The offshore wind power industry is relatively new but increasing globally, hence it is important that the whole life-cycle is managed. The construction–operation–decommissioning cycle is likely to take 20– 30 years and whilst decommissioning may not... Read More

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). doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.10.006. ISSN 0921-8009

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

Marine ecosystem services: Linking indicators to their classification (2014)
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Bӧrger, T., Bӧhnke-Henrichs, A., de Groot, R., Nunes, P. A., Boerger, T., Bohnke-Henrichs, A., …Austen, M. C. (2015). Marine ecosystem services: Linking indicators to their classification. Ecological Indicators, 49, (61-75). doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.09.026. ISSN 1470-160x

© 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

Do marine protected areas deliver flows of ecosystem services to support human welfare? (2014)
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Potts, T., Burdon, D., Jackson, E., Atkins, J., Saunders, J., Hastings, E., & Langmead, O. (2014). Do marine protected areas deliver flows of ecosystem services to support human welfare?. Marine Policy, 44, (139-148). doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2013.08.011. ISSN 0308-597x

This paper examines the potential relationships between the ecosystem services provided by the coastal and marine environment and the designation of marine protected areas. The hypothesis is that relationships exist between the provision of ecosystem... Read More

Can the benefits of physical seabed restoration justify the costs? An assessment of a disused aggregate extraction site off the Thames Estuary, UK (2013)
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Atkins, J. P., Burdon, D., Elliott, M., Cooper, K., Somerfield, P., Turner, K., …Weiss, L. (2013). Can the benefits of physical seabed restoration justify the costs? An assessment of a disused aggregate extraction site off the Thames Estuary, UK. Marine pollution bulletin, 75(1-2), (33-45). doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.08.009. ISSN 0025-326X

Physical and biological seabed impacts can persist long after the cessation of marine aggregate dredging. Whilst small-scale experimental studies have shown that it may be possible to mitigate such impacts, it is unclear whether the costs of restorat... Read More

A problem structuring method for ecosystem-based management : the DPSIR modelling process (2012)
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Gregory, A. J., Atkins, J. P., Atkins, J., Burdon, D., Elliott, M., & Gregory, A. (2018). A problem structuring method for ecosystem-based management : the DPSIR modelling process. European journal of operational research, 227(3), (558-569). doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2012.11.020. ISSN 0377-2217

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

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). doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.10.026. ISSN 0006-3207

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

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. (2011). What are the costs and benefits of biodiversity recovery in a highly polluted estuary?. Water Research, 46(1), (205-217). doi:10.1016/j.watres.2011.10.053. ISSN 0043-1354

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

Managing the marine environment: is the DPSIR framework holistic enough? (2011)
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Burdon, D., Gregory, A. J., Atkins, J. P., & Elliott, M. (2011). Managing the marine environment: is the DPSIR framework holistic enough?. Systems research and behavioral science, 28(5), (497-508). doi:10.1002/sres.1111. ISSN 1092-7026

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

Management of the marine environment: Integrating ecosystem services and societal benefits with the DPSIR framework in a systems approach (2011)
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Atkins, J. P., Burdon, D., Elliott, M., & Gregory, A. J. (2011). Management of the marine environment: Integrating ecosystem services and societal benefits with the DPSIR framework in a systems approach. Marine pollution bulletin, 62(2), (215-226). doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.12.012. ISSN 0025-326X

Ever increasing and diverse use of the marine environment is leading to human-induced changes in marine life, habitats and landscapes, making necessary the development of marine policy that considers all members of the user community and addresses cu... Read More

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. doi: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

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. doi: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

The evolution of the racial wage hierarchy in post-apartheid South Africa (2005)
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Allanson, P., & Atkins, J. P. (2005). The evolution of the racial wage hierarchy in post-apartheid South Africa. Journal of Development Studies, 41(6), 1023-1050. doi:10.1080/00220380500155270

This article develops a multilateral decomposition procedure for the analysis of wage differentials and applies this to the evolution of the racial wage hierarchy in South Africa over the period 1993–2001. We find evidence that the wage position of t... Read More

A Commonwealth vulnerability index for developing countries: the position of small states (2000)
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Atkins, J. P., Mazzi, S., & Easter, C. D. (2000). A Commonwealth vulnerability index for developing countries: the position of small states. OECD Publishing. doi:10.14217/9781848597167-en

There is growing international recognition that high economic exposure, remoteness, isolation and proneness to natural disasters all have a debilitating effect on small economies, despite the fact that some of them exhibit relatively high per capita... Read More