New theses and dissertations are regularly added to the LU Research Archive, several of which are relevant to Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere. Two which are are of particular interest are: Community environmental attitudes : a study of the changing attitudes in the Lake Ellesmere-Te Waihora community in the twentieth century, Golda Varona, 2013 The role of [...]
Lincoln University's magazine 'Transform' is a round up of research underway at the University. The latest edition, published in December 2012, includes a summary of Bernard Otinpong's PhD research - a visualisation tool for Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere. To find out more follow the link to the magazine and turn to P54.
Up to date and accurate information is essential for the planning processes involved in land and water management. Environment Canterbury has brought together a wide range of information on Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere and its catchment on one page of their website - the page was recently updated. Reports and technical memos, many of them quite [...]
WET is offering two summer scholarships, in conjunction with The Waterways Centre for Freshwater Research and the Faculty of Environment, Society and Design at Lincoln University. Thanks to ECan for supporting these projects with funding. The projects are: 1. Describing and, where possible, quantifying the costs and benefits of riparian planting with particular reference to [...]
In 2011 Katie Collins (MRS) and Aminath Nazra (MAppSc(Envt.Mgt)) each completed research on restoration work done by the Trust. Links, and an outline of findings provided by Hamish Rennie, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management and Planning at Lincoln University (and WET Trustee), is below. Katie's thesis, submitted as part of her Masters of Resource Studies [...]
A search of the research archive at Lincoln University will produce many theses and dissertations with relevance to Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere or related topics. Recent work by Katie Collins and Nazra Aminath are examples. All students submitting work in recent years have been asked to give permission for their work to be included in the [...]
Lincoln University Centre for Land, Environment and People is involved in a project to determine the effectiveness of the Waihora Ellesmere Catchment Riparian Restoration Programme. It is intended that this will continue until at least 2014 and further details can be found on the LEaP website.
A publication from the Living Lake Symposium 2007 is now available. You can purchase the full coloured book (limited copies) for $50 + GST + postage or they are available to download free as individual chapters from the Living Lakes Symposium 2007 page.