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Stirling Environment Camp

The University of Stirling hosted a three day Environment Camp on Environmental Valuation Methods for Ecosystem Services between 4-6 September 2012. The Environment Camp was organized as part of the University of Stirling’s Eco-Delivery Project, funded by the European Investment Bank and the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE).


The Environment Camp  featured four keynote lectures and thirteen contributed presentations by postgraduate students and early career researchers.

The four distinguished keynote speakers are:

The final programme for the event is available here

Workshop Presentations:

Day 1:

Nick Hanley – A behavioural economics examination of information and uncertainty in stated preference valuation

Angela KopmannA human well-being approach for assessing the value of natural land areas

Nonka MarkovaThe importance of equity in the design of PES schemes

Jeremy DeValck – Towards an improved methodology for the valuation of ecosystem services

Fatemeh BakhtiariInvestigating embedding effects in valuation of forest environmental goods

Brett Day – What is exciting me in non-market valuation ? (Part I, Part II)

Niels Jobstvogt – Public perception of deep-sea protection

Daniel NortonValuing the benefits of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive

Eleanor Carter- SilkSocio-economic value of the marine service of gas and climate regulation

Day 2:

E. J. Milner Gulland – Linking fisheries approaches and household utility models for improved resource management (Part I, Part II, Part III)

Lisa Ingwall – Non-monetary valuation of ecosystem services and the perceptions of stakeholders at different scales in Guyana

Mike Brock – Feeding birds: An investigation into motivations of privately providing public good and engaging with natural environment

Olivia Rendon Thompson – Costs and benefits of improved drinking water quality provision in rural protected areas (Part I, Part II)

Ciaran Ellis – Chronic threats to pollination services: Does diversity reduce risk?

Laura Taylor – Quasi-experiments in non-market valuation and regulatory analysis

Claudia Aravena Novielli – Internal consistency in double bounded dichotomous choice contingent valuation

Cheng Wen – Contingent valuation on water source protection in China

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