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Dr Thomas Van Rensburg BSc, P.G.Dip, Phd
|Van Rensburg, TM and Mill, G., Lovett, JC and Ockwell, DG (2010) 'Biodiversity conservation in managed landscapes' In: Edward Elgar (eds). A Handbook of Environmental Management. Cheltenhem, Glos: [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|van Rensburg, T. M. 'The Spanish dehesas: a financial appraisal of holm oak'. . [Details]|
|Lally, B., Riordan, B. and van Rensburg, T. 'Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: Regulations versus Taxes'. . [Details]|
|Buckley, C., van Rensburg, T. M. and Hynes, S. 'Recreational pursuits on marginal farm land: a discrete-choice model of Irish farm commonage recreation'. . [Details]|
|VAN RENSBURG, TM et al. 'Preferences and multiple use forest management'. ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS, 43 :231-244. [Details]|
|Buckley, C., van Rensburg, T. M. and Hynes, S. 'Public access for walking in the Irish counrtyside - how can supply be improved?'. . [Details]|
|Buckley, C., van Rensburg, T. M. and Hynes, S. 'What are the financial returns to agriculture from a common property resource? A case study of Irish commonage'. . [Details]|
|Buckley, C., Hynes, S., van Rensburg, T. M. and Doherty, E. 'Walking in the Irish countryside - Landowner preferences and attitudes to improved public access provision'. . [Details]|
|VAN RENSBURG, TM et al. 'Commonage land and farmer uptake of the rural environment protection scheme in Ireland'. LAND USE POLICY, 26 :345-355. [Details]|
|Mill, G. A., van Rensburg, T. M., Hynes, S. and Dooley, C. 'Preferences for multiple use forest management in Ireland: citizen and consumer perspectives'. . [Details]|
|Glenn, H., Wattage, P., Mardle, S., van Rensburg, T. M., Grehan, A. and Foley, N. 'Marine protected areas - substantiating their worth'. . [Details]|
|Grehan, A. J., van den Hove, S., Armstrong, C. W., Long, R., van Rensburg, T. M., Gunn, V., Mikkelsen, E., De Mol, B. and Hain, S. 'HERMES Promoting Ecosystem-Based Management and the Sustainable Use and Governance of Deep-Water Resources'. . [Details]|
|van Rensburg, T. M., Mill, G. A., Common, M. and Lovett, J. 'Preferences and multiple use forest management'. . [Details]|
|Läpple, D and van Rensburg, T (2011) 'Adoption of organic farming: Are there diffrences between early and late adoption?'. Ecological Economics, 70 :1406-1414. [Details]|
|Wattage, P, Glenn, H, Mardle, S, van Rensburg, T, Grehan, A and Foley, N (2011) 'Economic value of conserving deep-sea corals in Irish waters: A choice experiment study on marine protected areas'. Fisheries Research, 107 ((1-3)). [Details]|
|Howley, P, Doherty, E, Buckley, C, Hynes, S, van Rensburg, TM, Green, S (2011) 'Exploring preferences towards the provision of farmland walking trails: A supply and demand perspective'. Accepted by Land Use Policy, . [Details]|
|Barry, L., van Rensburg, T. and Hynes, S. (2011) 'Improving the recreational value of Ireland's coastal resources: A contingent behavioural application'. Marine Policy, 35 :764-771. [Details]|
|Foley, N, van Rensbvurg, TM and Armstrong, CW (2011) 'The rise and fall of the Irish orange roughy fishery: an economic analysis'. Marine Policy, 35 :756-763. [Details]|
|Foley, N, van Rensburg, T, Armstrong, CW (2010) 'The ecological and economic value of cold water coral ecosystems'. Ocean and Coastal Management, 53 (7):313-326. [Details]|
|Di Falco, S, van Rensburg, TM, Penov, I, Alexsiev, A (2010) 'Agrobiodiversity, farm profits and land fragmentation: evidence'. Land Use Policy, 27 (3):763-771. [Details]|
|Foley, N, Armstrong, CW, Kahui, V and van Rensburg (2010) 'Estimating linkages between redfish and cold-water coral on the Norwegian coast'. Marine Resource Economics, 25 :105-120. [Details]|
|Buckley, C., van Rensburg, T. M. and Hynes, S. (2009) 'Recreational demand for farm commonage in Ireland: A contingent valuation assessment'. 26 :846-854. [DOI] [Details]|
|van Rensburg, T. M., Murphy, E. and Rocks, P. (2009) 'Commonage land and farmer uptake of the rural environment protection scheme in Ireland'. 26 :345-355. [DOI] [Details]|
|Di Falco, S. and van Rensburg, T. M. (2008) 'Making the commons work: conservation and cooperation in Ireland'. 84 :620-634. [Details]|
Current Postgraduate Students
|Elias Woldesenbet, Doctorate - Ph.D. (Commerce) - Supervisor|
|Beatrice Nyambura, Doctorate - Ph.D. (Commerce) - Supervisor|