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  • Research

    resilience Dr Simon Lambert is examining how the recent Canterbury earthquakes affected Māori communities.
  • Key people

    resilience, decision-making processes, and environmental management post-quake. Ken Hughey, Professor and Director of Postgraduate Studies Ken developed and is working on a disaster risk reduction (DRR) toolkit for tourism in New Zealand. Ken is also supervising two students looking at a comparative Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) policy for DRR and tsunami response in the Maldives. Peter Almond, Associate Professor in Soil Science Peter is researching
  • Postgraduate opportunities

    resilience in times of disaster and their understanding of living with natural hazards? Supervisors: Jacky Bowring, Mick Abbott Nicki Williams (MLA) - How can higher density development be designed in a way that is resilient, long-lasting and desirable to New Zealanders? Supervisors: Jacky Bowring, Mick Abbott ...
  • Centre for Land, Environment and People

    LEaP) aims to enhance the economic, environmental and social sustainability of societies.
  • Tourism & Oil (2007 to 2010)

  • Peak Oil Think Tank

    LEaP Think Tank is an initiative to raise awareness of the seriousness of peak oil for New Zealand and to provide relevant knowledge to assist strategic planning for a transition to a low carbon economy.
  • Surfing Reefs

    LEaP research in the Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Aquaculture.
  • Recreational Hunters

    LEaP 8, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand ...
  • Publications

    LEaP publications and the projects Prioritising river values and Publich Perceptions of NZ's Environment for publations avalible for download ...
  • Arctic Tourism: Community Adaptation to Climate Change

    Resilience Assessment (2009-2012) Research team: Dr Margaret Johnston , Lakehead University, Canada Dr Harvey Lemelin , Lakehead University, Canada Dr Emma Stewart , Lincoln University, New Zealand Dr Jackie Dawson , University of Guelph, Canada This research seeks to clarify and expand strategies for managing tourism change and its interaction with climate change in several northern Canadian communities.
  • Spatial Yield (2007-2012)

  • Environmental Footprint of the New Zealand Tourism Sector (2008)

    LEAP and the AERU), and elsewhere in the measurement and reduction of businesses carbon footprints.
  • Contact us

    LEaP Research Centre Faculty of Environment, Society & Design Lincoln University Street and delivery address Ellesmere Junction Road/Springs Road Lincoln Canterbury New Zealand Postal address PO Box 85084 Lincoln University Lincoln 7647 Canterbury New Zealand Enquiries Please direct enquiries to the respective theme leaders.
  • Community involvement

    LEaP researchers on editorial boards: World Leisure Journal (editors: Grant Cushman  and Bob Gidlow ) Journal of Landscape Architecture (Prof Simon Swaffield ) Landscape Journal (Prof Simon Swaffield ) Landscape Review (Editor in Chief: Dr.
  • Partnerships

    LEaP maintains close links with research institutions, individual researchers, industry partners and government organisations in New Zealand and internationally to ensure high quality, connectedness and uptake of research results.
  • Disaster response and recovery

    Resilience and tourism .
  • Reduction mitigation and adaption

    resilience in developing countries Adaptive capacity of coastal fishing communities Human response to climate risk Environmental Impact Assessment in mitigating development induced disasters Resilient futures Topic 1: Tourism sector resilience in developing countries This project involves evaluating the business case for investment in the resilience of the tourism sector of Small Island Developing States.
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