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AquiferSim A groundwater nitrogen transport model that intends to assist answer two main questions: 1) What is the long-term effect of land-use change (such as a conversion from... Read More AquiferSim is a regional-scale model of nitrate transport in groundwater and is part of the research programme ‘Integrated Research for Aquifer Protection (IRAP)’. IRAP members are: Lincoln Ventures... Read More Land Freshwater Nitrate, groundwater, land use
CLUES
Catchment Land Use for Environmental Sustainability
CLUES is a catchment-based model developed to address “what if” scenarios under different land use at large scales. CLUES predicts the impacts of land use changes on river... Read More CLUES is a modelling system for assessing the effects of land use change on water quality and socio-economic factors at a minimum scale of sub-catchments (~10 km2... Read More Land Freshwater land use, water quality, socio-economic, catchment
OVERSEER® OVERSEER® is an agricultural management tool which assists farmers and their advisers to examine nutrient use and movements within a farm to optimise production and environmental outcomes. The... Read More OVERSEER® Nutrient budgets can assist with the following: Calculates on-farm budgets for a wide range of nutrients and farming systems (pastoral, arable/vegetable and fruit crops) based on data... Read More Land Freshwater fertiliser, nutrient budgeting, nutrient management planning, greenhouse gas
NZFARM
New Zealand Forest and Agriculture Regional Model
The primary intention of the development of NZFARM is to provide decision-makers with information on the economic impacts of policy as well as on how a policy... Read More NZ-FARM is a comparative-static, partial equilibrium model of regional New Zealand land use that maximises rural income across a catchment, accounting for the environmental impacts of land use... Read More Land Freshwater Environmental policy, land use
WISE
Waikato Integrated Scenario Explorer
This integrated spatial decision support system is intended to support regional policy development, planning and resource management. It allows future scenarios to be explored and evaluated... Read More WISE is an Integrated Spatial Decision Support System (ISDSS) designed specifically for New Zealand which focuses on the Waikato region. It is developed as part... Read More Land Urban Systems Biodiversity Freshwater regional policy, planning, resource management
Soil Vulnerability Modelling Soil Vulnerability Modelling defines soil zones of similar vulnerability profile for nutrient and microbial contamination to waterways to provide a basis for: 1) setting nutrient load... Read More Soil Vulnerability Modelling, formerly known as EnSus, is a framework for analysing the environmental risk associated with land use pressure on the land and deriving... Read More Land land use, soil, farm management
HEL
Highly Erodible Land Model
HEL identifies land that is highly erodible. It identifies steep land that is at risk of mass movement. It identified land that should be under forest to... Read More The Highly Erodible Land (HEL) system identifies land highly susceptible to mass-movement erosion using a combination of the erosion terrains derived from the NZLRI database, a 15‑metre digital... Read More Land Natural Hazards Freshwater erosion risk, land sliding, earth flow, gully erosion, sediment, land cover
TEC tool
Threatened Environment Classification
The Threatened Environment Classification Tool was created to make LENZ (Land Environments of New Zealand) accessible to key biodiversity managers. It is an extension to LENZ that enables... Read More The Threatened Environment Classification is an interactive GIS tool which helps planners identify and set a value on New Zealand‘s threatened environments. Landcare Research has produced a Threatened... Read More Land Biodiversity LENZ, biodiversity, threatened, land environments
KerDST
KerBabel™ Deliberation Matrix
The KerDST Deliberation Matrix aims to help a group of stakeholders understand a particular issue or problem through a qualitative assessment of the problem including... Read More The KerDST (Deliberation Support Tool) including the KerBabelTM Deliberation Matrix (DM) and the KerBabelTM Indicator Kiosk (KIK) is an on-line tool offering users a multi-stakeholder... Read More Land Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biodiversity Community Air Quality Freshwater integrated assessment, indicators, qualitative
C-CALM
Catchment Contaminant Annual Loads Model
The model was developed by NIWA under sub-contract to Landcare Research as part of the FoRST funded Low Impact Urban Design and Development programme. C-CALM is intended to... Read More The Catchment Contaminant Annual Loads Model (C-CALM) is a GIS-based contaminant load model which operates at the sub-catchment scale. Contaminants modelled are total suspended solids (TSS) and particulate... Read More Land Urban Systems stormwater, contaminants, sediment
GLEAMS
Groundwater Loading Effects of Agricultural Management Systems
GLEAMS was developed to evaluate the impact of management practices on potential pesticide and nutrient leaching within, through, and below the root zone. It also estimates surface runoff... Read More GLEAMS is a continuous simulation, field scale model, which was developed as an extension of the Chemicals, Runoff and Erosion from Agricultural Management Systems (CREAMS) model. GLEAMS assumes... Read More Land Freshwater leaching, nutrient, pesticide, root zone, soil erosion, sediment yield, hydrology
IDEAS
Integrated Dynamic Environmental Analysis System
IDEAS is a set of linked models for assisting stakeholders in planning catchment futures. From a future vision of the catchment, which may be articulated in a... Read More The purpose of IDEAS is to provide an Integrated Dynamic Environmental Assessment System within which modelling tools provide answers to real catchment questions about cumulative causes and effects... Read More Land Coastal Community policy development, catchment, model coupling, socio-economic
LURNZ
Land Use in Rural New Zealand
The purpose of LURNZ is to empirically investigate the potential impacts of policies designed to alter land use decisions. Read More Land Use in Rural New Zealand (LURNZ) is a computer model that simulates land-use change at a fine spatial scale over the whole country. The model employs... Read More Land land use, greenhouse gas, emissions trading, rural, dairy, sheep/beef, policy
NManager NManager is intended to reflect the complex biophysical properties of a catchment and the behaviour of landowners under regulation. It simulates the economic costs and environmental impacts associated... Read More NManager is a partial equilibrium simulation model developed by Motu and NIWA, the National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research. NManager allows for integrated modelling of catchments (currently... Read More Land Nitrogen, trading, emissions, Rotorua, groundwater, water quality, dairy, sheep/beef, forestry
NZeem®
New Zealand Empirical Erosion Model
NZeem® is an empirical model that predicts mean annual sediment yield from a given catchment, based on annual rainfall, type of terrain and percentage of woody... Read More NZeem® partitions the New Zealand landscape according to the factors controlling erosion: rock type, land form (especially slope angle), rainfall and land cover. The erosion co‑efficient (a) is... Read More Land Natural Hazards erosion, sediment, rivers, farm plans, soil conservation
SPASMO
Soil Plant Atmosphere System Model
SPASMO models the transport of water, microbes and solutes through soils integrating variables such as climate, soil, water uptake by plants in relation to farm and orchard practices,... Read More SPASMO, which has been in continuous development for over 20 years and is currently used by six Regional Councils for allocation of irrigation water. It has also... Read More Land Natural Hazards irrigation, nutrient leaching, soil, climate, plant production
SSYE
Suspended Sediment Yield Estimator
A New Zealand national GIS ‘layer’ to enable reconnaissance-scale estimation of suspended-sediment yields from New Zealand’s rivers and streams. It has been developed by NIWA in collaboration with... Read More SSYE uses a raster-based GIS layer of specific suspended-sediment yield (SSY, t/km2/y) from New Zealand’s rivers and streams has been generated based on gauged sediment yields at over... Read More Land Coastal Natural Hazards Biodiversity sediment, sediment yield, river, stream
TopNet The hydrological model TopNet was developed at NIWA and is commonly used in New Zealand. Typical applications include flood forecasting, irrigation planning and estimates of climate change impacts... Read More TopNet uses a modelling approach which combines an understanding of hydrology and soil science to calculate the water available in various locations – soil, lakes, streams – over... Read More Land flooding, irrigation, climate change, rivers, flow
IFS
Integrated Freshwater Solutions
The IFS model is a scoping model constructed from a Mediated Modelling process which extended over 3 workshop days with 16-18 participants from Horizons Regional... Read More The IFS model connects land use types (including urban) with loadings of sediment and nutrients to the river. Aquatic habitat and values such as mauri... Read More Land Freshwater Manawatu, catchment, Nitrogen, phosphorus, Sediment, Runoff, Flood protection, Natural Capital, Maori values and Mana
BBN
Bayesian Belief Network
Bayesian Belief Networks (BBN’s) provide a useful integrative tool for linking science knowledge on components of complex land-water-social systems to explore scenarios to optimise benefits of different practices... Read More A BBN is a probabilistic graphical model (a type of statistical model) that represents a set of random variables and their conditional dependencies via a directed acyclic graph.... Read More Land Community Air Quality Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biodiversity Waste Freshwater land, water, social, economic, environmental
MCA
Multicriteria Analysis
Multicriteria analysis or multiobjective decision making is a type of decision analysis tool that is particularly applicable to cases where a single-criterion approach (such as cost-benefit analysis) falls... Read More MCA describes any structured approach used to determine overall preferences among alternative options, where the options accomplish several objectives. In MCA, desirable objectives are specified and corresponding attributes... Read More Air Quality Land Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biosecurity Biodiversity Community Waste Freshwater social, environmental, technical, economic, financial
MM
Mediated Modelling
MM aims to: increase the level of shared understanding among its participants, build concensus about the structure of a complex topic and its... Read More The foundations of mediated modeling (MM) are grounded in group model building. Group model building referring to those interventions in which a client group is... Read More Air Quality Land Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biosecurity Biodiversity Community Waste Freshwater policy, research, management alternatives
CBA
Cost Benefit Analysis
Cost benefit analysis is a decision making tool that aims to assess the value of a proposal or competing proposals on a consistent basis. Read More Cost-benefit analysis is a method for organising information to aid decisions about the allocation of resources. Its power as an analytical tool rests in two main features: costs... Read More Air Quality Land Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biosecurity Biodiversity Community Waste Freshwater
Impact Assessments Impact assessment, simply defined, is the process of identifying the future consequences of a current or proposed action. Read More Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is the process of analysing and managing intended and unintended consequences of planned developments or other interventions on the environment, including those linked to... Read More Air Quality Land Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biosecurity Biodiversity Community Waste Freshwater