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Vera Hausner      
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Vera Hausner published an article in November 2018.
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Greg Brown

210 shared publications

Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Per Fauchald

32 shared publications

Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA), FRAM—High North Research Centre on Climate and the Environment, Tromsø, Norway

D. Pullar

17 shared publications

Earth and Environmental Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Douglas A. Clark

15 shared publications

School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C8, Canada

Jennifer Schmidt

6 shared publications

Institute of Arctic and Marine Biology, University of Tromsø, Naturfagbygget Naturf 2418, Breivika, Tromsø 9037, Norway;;; Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks 99775-6100, USA

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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Efficient sampling for ecosystem service supply assessment at a landscape scale Francisco Javier Ancin-Murguzur, Lorena Munoz, Christopher M... Published: 19 November 2018
Ecosystems and People, doi: 10.1080/26395908.2018.1541329
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Decision makers and stakeholders need high-quality data to manage ecosystem services (ES) efficiently. Landscape-level data on ES that are of sufficient quality to identify spatial tradeoffs, co-occurrence and hotspots of ES are costly to collect, and it is therefore important to increase the efficiency of sampling of primary data. We demonstrate how ES could be assessed more efficiently through image-based point intercept method and determine the tradeoff between the number of sample points (pins) used per image and the robustness of the measurements. We performed a permutation study to assess the reliability implications of reducing the number of pins per image. We present a flexible approach to optimize landscape-level assessments of ES that maximizes the information obtained from 1 m2 digital images. Our results show that 30 pins are sufficient to measure ecosystem service indicators with a crown cover higher than 5% for landscape scale assessments. Reducing the number of pins from 100 to 30 reduces the processing time up to a 50% allowing to increase the number of sampled plots, resulting in more management-relevant ecosystem service maps. The three criteria presented here provide a flexible approach for optimal design of landscape-level assessments of ES.
Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Local land use associated with socio-economic development in six arctic regions Dorothee Ehrich, Alma E. Thuestad, Hans Tømmervik, Per Fauch... Published: 04 September 2018
AMBIO, doi: 10.1007/s13280-018-1095-y
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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations The Role of Trust in Sustainable Management of Land, Fish, and Wildlife Populations in the Arctic Jennifer I. Schmidt, Douglas Clark, Nils Lokken, Jessica Lan... Published: 01 September 2018
Sustainability, doi: 10.3390/su10093124
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Sustainable resource management depends on support from the public and local stakeholders. Fish, wildlife, and land management in remote areas face the challenge of working across vast areas, often with limited resources, to monitor land use or the status of the fish-and-wildlife populations. Resource managers depend on local residents, often Indigenous, to gain information about environmental changes and harvest trends. Developing mutual trust is thus important for the transfer of knowledge and sustainable use of land resources. We interviewed residents of eight communities in Arctic Alaska and Canada and analyzed their trust in resource governance organizations using mixed-methods. Trust was much greater among Alaska (72%) and Nunavut (62%) residents than Churchill (23%). Trust was highest for organizations that dealt with fish and wildlife issues, had no legal enforcement rights, and were associated with Indigenous peoples. Local organizations were trusted more than non-local in Alaska and Nunavut, but the opposite was true in Churchill. Association tests and modeling indicated that characteristics of organizations were significantly related to trust, whereas education was among the few individual-level characteristics that mattered for trust. Familiarity, communication, and education are crucial to improve, maintain, or foster trust for more effective management of natural resources in such remote communities.
Article 0 Reads 1 Citation Assessing local acceptance of protected area management using public participation GIS (PPGIS) Sigrid Engen, Claire Runge, Greg Brown, Per Fauchald, Lennar... Published: 01 June 2018
Journal for Nature Conservation, doi: 10.1016/j.jnc.2017.12.002
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Article 0 Reads 1 Citation Role of site management in influencing visitor use along trails in multiple alpine protected areas in Norway Kazuhisa Kuba, Christopher Monz, Bård-Jørgen Bårdsen, Vera H... Published: 01 June 2018
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, doi: 10.1016/j.jort.2018.02.002
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Article 0 Reads 2 Citations An empirical analysis of cultural ecosystem values in coastal landscapes Greg Brown, Vera Helene Hausner, Gregory Brown Published: 01 June 2017
Ocean & Coastal Management, doi: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2017.03.019
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