Publications available

van den Belt, M., & Blake, D. (2015). Mediated Modelling in water resource dialogues connecting multiple scales. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. (JAWRA) 1-19. doi: 10.1111/1752-1688.12330

Death, R. G., Death, F., Stubbington, R., Joy, M. K., & van den Belt, M. J. (2015). How good are Bayesian belief networks for environmental management? A test with data from an agricultural river catchment. Freshwater Biology. doi:10.1111/fwb.12655

Van Delden, H., McDonald, G.W. 2015. Integrating top-down and bottom-up processes in an activity based cellular automata land use change model, CUPUM (Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management), July 7-15, Cambridge, MIT, MA, USA. http://cupum2015.mit.edu

van den Belt, M., & Blake, D. (2014). Ecosystem services in New Zealand agro-ecosystems: a literature review. Science Direct. doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2014.05.005

Forgie, V. E., van den Belt, M., & McDonald, G. (2014). Applying a Systems Approach to Regional Genuine Progress. In Wellbeing and Equity within Planetary Boundaries, International Society for Ecological Economics. Reykjavik, Iceland.

The Integrated Scenarios Explorer (ISE) modelDEcember 2014. Monitoring Research Quarterly. Produced by Auckland Counil's Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/planspoliciesprojects/reports/technicalpublications/Documents/monitoringresearchquarterly201412.pdf

Forgie VE, McDonald GW 2013. Towards a genuine progress indicator for New  Zealand. In Dymond JR ed. Ecosystem services in New Zealand - conditions and trends. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln, New Zealand. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/77061/3_1_Forgie.pdf

Modelling as alchemy? Reflections from a PSS developer on the politics of land use models  Regan Solomon, (Team Leader: Land Use, Built Environment and Infrastructure Research, Auckland Council) presented at the State of Australian Cities National Conference 26-29 Nov. 2013, Sydney, NSW

van Delden, H. McDonald, G. Shi, Y, Hurkens, J, van Vliet, J & van den Belt, M (2011) Integrating socio-economic and land-use models to support urban and regional planning. Presented at Agile, April 18-22, 2011 http://www.agile-online.org/Conference_Paper/CDs/agile_2011/contents/pdf/shortpapers/sp_159.pdf

van den Belt, M., Kenyan, J. R., Krueger, E., Maynard, A., Roy, M. G., & Raphael, I. (2010). Public sector administration of ecological economics systems using mediated modeling. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1185(Ecological Economics Reviews), 196-210. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.05164.x

Huser, B., G. McDonald, D. Phyn, J. Hurkens, H. van Delden, D.T. Rutledge and J. Simmons. Land use change from pastoral farming to carbon forestry: Identifying trade-offs between ecosystem services using economic-ecological spatial modelling. International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) 2012, International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, Managing Resources of a Limited Planet, Sixth Biennial Meeting, Leipzig, Germany, R. Seppelt, A.A. Voinov, S. Lange, D. Bankamp (Eds.) http://www.iemss.org/society/index.php/iemss-2012-proceedings

Online reports available

Freshwater Management Report

van den Belt, M., & Forgie V. (2015). Applied Systems Thinking: Freshwater Management Unit. Ecological Economics Research New Zealand, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 1-80

Model Development Report

Williams, C., van den Belt, M., & Forgie V. (2015). Reflection on model development and process; understanding success criteria for council. Ecological Economics Research New Zealand, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 1-32

Ecosystem goods and services in marine protected areas

van den Belt, M.; Cole, A. 2014: Ecosystem goods and services in marine protected areas (MPAs). Science for Conservation 326. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 96 p.

Analysis of indicator frameworks for commonality

Forgie V. (2014). Analysis of Indicator Frameworks for Commonality. A report for Statistics New Zealand. Ecological Research New Zealand, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

The Sustainable Pathways 2 Project - an overview

Sustainable Pathways 2 - Objective 1 Overview

Sustainable Pathways 2 - Objective 2 Overview

Auckland region mediated modelling pre-report supporting action and integrated assessment

Auckland region mediated modelling post-report supporting action research and integrated assessment June 2012

Wellington region mediated modelling pre-report supporting action research and integrated assessment

Wellington region mediated modelling post-report supporting action research and integrated assessment 2012

Modelling-tools-for-integrated-adaptive-management-a-case-study-if-New-Zealand-Regional-Authorities

EERNZ Research Monograph Series - 1
Authors: Marjan van den Belt, Vicky Forgie, Scott Bremer (EERNZ, Massey University), Garry McDonald (Market Economics Ltd) Oscar Montes de Oca (AgResearch), Mike Joy (Institute of Natural Resoures, Massey University)

Economics and Spatial Planning

Article on Economics and Platial Planning by Dr Catherine Murray, ARC

Results from survey to establish modelling needs of councils 2010

A survey was undertaken as part of the Sustainable Pathways 2 (SP2) project to explore the degree to which New Zealand’s 16 regional authorities use models to support strategic planning and decision-making.

Modelling tools for adaptive integrated assessment a case study of New Zealand Regional Authorities

A paper presented at the ANZSEE conference Darwin, October 2009

Authors: Marjan van den Belt , Vicky Forgie, Scott Bremer (EERNZ) Garry McDonald (MEL) James Lennox , Oscar Montes de Oca (LCR) Mike Joy (MU)

Integrating macro-economic developments and land use allocations in simulating urban dynamics

Hedwig van Delden, Garry McDonald, Jasper van Vliet. Paper presented at the international conference “Managing the Urban Rural Interface – Strategies and Tools for Urban Development and Sustainable Peri-urban Land Use Relationships”, 19-22 October 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark, organised by the PLUREL project funded by the European Commission’s sixth Framework Programme for research (EC FP6 036921).

Choosing agent types for a spatial decision support system for Auckland City

Hegwig van Delden, Jasper van Vliet. Paper presented at the international conference “Managing the Urban Rural Interface – Strategies and Tools for Urban Development and Sustainable Peri-urban Land Use Relationships”, 19-22 October 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark, organised by the PLUREL project funded by the European Commission’s sixth Framework Programme for research (EC FP6 036921).

Towards the integration of economic and land use change models

Hedwig van Delden and Garry McDonald. Paper presented at: International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) 2010 International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software Modelling for Environment’s Sake, Fifth Biennial Meeting, Ottawa, Canada David A. Swayne, Wanhong Yang, A. A. Voinov, A. Rizzoli, T. Filatova (Eds.) http://www.iemss.org/iemss2010/index.php?n=Main.Proceedings

User interaction during the development of the Waikato integrated scenario explorer

Hedwig van Delden, Derek Phyn, Tony Fenton, Beat Huser, Daniel Rutledge and Liz Wedderburne International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) 2010 International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software Modelling for Environment’s Sake, Fifth Biennial Meeting, Ottawa, Canada David A. Swayne, Wanhong Yang, A. A. Voinov, A. Rizzoli, T. Filatova (Eds.) http://www.iemss.org/iemss2010/index.php?n=Main.Proceedings

Spatial planning: evidence and evaluation

Paper presented by James Gardener-Hopkins (Russell McVeagh, Resource Management) and Doug Fairgray (Market Economics Limited) at the New Zealand Planning Institute Conference, Wellington, April 2011

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