Økosystemregnskap, økonomisk verdsetting av økosystemtjenester, miljørisiko-analyse, beslutningsstøtte, integrert økologisk-økonomisk modellering, blågrønn faktor(BGF), verdsetting av bytrær (VAT03)
Barton has conducted a number of projects related to economic valuation methods and economic analysis of multiple use conflict in wetlands, watershed and coastal resources; including cost-benefit analysis of environmental objectives in several river basins subject to the EU Water Framework Directive (Norway) cost-effectiveness analysis of groundwater protection (Norway); non-market valuation and benefit-cost analysis of clean-up measures for contaminated marine sediments (Norway);economic evaluation of pollution abatement and flood mitigation measures in watershed management (Norway); valuation of water quality (Norway), economic evaluation of upland small-holder soil conservation practices in watershed management (Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador); feasibility studies of flood mitigation (Nicaragua), economic evaluation of conservation areas (Costa Rica); economic valuation of water and sanitation projects in coastal zones (Costa Rica); natural resource damage valuation of oil spills in coastal zones (Sri Lanka); cost-effectiveness and multiple criteria analysis of lake restoration measures (Inner Mongolia, China); economic impact analysis of toxic algal blooms (Uganda); feasibility of payments for watershed environmental services (Karnataka,India) and of weather indexed crop insurance (Andrah Pradesh, India), feasibility of agroforestry systems in semi-arid ecoregions (Mali, Senegal, Nicaragua); the role of economic instruments in policy mixes for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision in forests (EU, Costa Rica, Brazil, Colombia); the Norwegian Research Council financed PESILA-REDD project on the evaluation of payments for ecosystem services in the context of REDD+(Costa Rica, Colombia); economic valuation of urban ecosystem services(EU, Norway).
David N. Barton holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the Agricultural University of Norway (NLH), an M.Sc. in Ecological Economics from the National University of Costa Rica (UNA), and an M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH).
SOFTWARE KNOW-HOW: @RISK Monte Carlo analysis in Excel (http://www.palisade.com/risk/default.asp) Hugin Expert Bayesian belief networks for decision analysis (http://www.hugin.com/) Expert Choice Multiple criteria analysis (http://www.expertchoice.com/) MindManager Project planning and management (http://www.mindjet.com/eu/) STATA Statistics and econometrics (http://www.stata.com/) ArcGIS Geographical information system (http://www.esri.com/) (basic knowledge)
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Norway Costa Rica Nicaragua Guatemala Honduras El Salvador Sri Lanka Inner Mongolia, China Uganda Mali Karnataka,India Andrah Pradesh, India
International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) European Association for Environment and Resource Economics (EAERE)