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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
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
ARM
The Auckland Regional Model
To support a broad dialogue among stakeholders of the Auckland Council with regard to the interlinkages between the 4 aspects of well-being (social, cultural, economic... Read More The Auckland Region Mediated Modelling (MM) provided an opportunity for 9 - 15 representative stakeholders to come together over a period of three workshops (September,... Read More Urban Systems Auckland Region, Mediated Modelling, Regional Planning, Regional Attractiveness, Ethnicity, the four well-beings, System Dynamics
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