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- Leah M. Sharpe
- Biological invasions 2014 v.16 no.6 pp. 1241-1256
- attitudes and opinions; biological control; cost benefit analysis; environmental impact; focus groups; invasive species; lakes; researchers; risk assessment; stakeholders; Great Lakes; United States
- ... Understanding people’s knowledge, attitudes, and concerns about genetic biocontrol can help researchers understand the challenges and opportunities that may be encountered during development of these technologies. This study conducted eight focus groups in the United States Great Lakes and Lake Champlain region to assess different stakeholders’ views about genetic biocontrol technology, factors af ...
- Sarah Nicholls; John L. Crompton
- Lakes & reservoirs 2018 v.23 no.1 pp. 63-78
- aesthetics; climate; cost benefit analysis; geographic information systems; green infrastructure; lakes; prices; sales; water reservoirs; Great Lakes
- ... Water is arguably the world's most critical resource, although its aesthetic and recreational functions typically receive less attention than its consumptive uses. Views of, and access to, attractive water resources are capitalized into property prices in the form of sales price and rental premiums, measured since the 1970s with the hedonic pricing technique. This study synthesizes the evidence to ...