An application of economic choice experiments to a traditional land use - deer hunting and landscape change in the Scottish Highlands

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dc.contributor.author Bullock, Craig
dc.contributor.author Elston, David A.
dc.contributor.author Chalmers, Neil A.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-05T14:56:50Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-05T14:56:50Z
dc.date.copyright Copyright 1998 Academic Press Limited en
dc.date.issued 1998-04
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Environmental Management en
dc.identifier.issn 0301-4797
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/839
dc.description.abstract Stalking (deer hunting) is an important land use and activity in the Scottish Highlands, and deer managers have traditionally maintained large numbers of female deer in order to supply a guaranteed number of stags for stalking. Unfortunately, grazing by large numbers of deer conflicts with environmental objectives that are seeking to improve upland habitats and increase the area of native Caledonian Pine forest. This study uses a multi-attribute choice experimental approach to quantify the various characteristics of the stalking experience to determine the value that amateur stalkers attach to the stag numbers, the landscape and other attibutes. Unlike previous applications of stated preference, a large proportion (one-third) of a full factorial design is used to present stalkers with different alternative stalking packages within a postal survey. The results indicate a way forward that could be agreeable to both deer managers and conservationists. en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier Science en
dc.subject Choice experiments en
dc.subject Red deer en
dc.subject Factorial design en
dc.subject Stated preference en
dc.subject.lcsh Factorial experiment designs en
dc.subject.lcsh Deer hunting--Scotland en
dc.subject.lcsh Range management--Scotland en
dc.title An application of economic choice experiments to a traditional land use - deer hunting and landscape change in the Scottish Highlands en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorurl Craig Bullock (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://www.ucd.ie/research/people/geogplanningenvpolicy/drcraighbullock/ en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0032 en
dc.internal.availability Full text not available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jema.1997.0179 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 52 en
dc.identifier.issue 4 en
dc.identifier.startpage 335 en
dc.identifier.endpage 351 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1006/jema.1997.0179
dc.neeo.contributor Elston|David A.|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Bullock|Craig|aut|UCD0032
dc.neeo.contributor Chalmers|Neil A.|aut|


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