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Thursday, May 27, 2010

 

 

CNREP 2010 Plenary Session

 

Coastal Community Vulnerability: Parallel Perspectives from the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska

Abby (Asbury) Sallenger, U.S. Geological Survey’s Center for Coastal Geology

Gunnar Knapp, University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research




Track 1A 

Resiliency and Coastal Communities

 

Towards a Resilient Coast and Resilient Communities, Michele Deshotels, Louisiana Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration

 

The Role of Social Capital In Coastal Communities’ Resilience to Climate Change, Jordan W. Smith, Dorothy H. Anderson, Roger L. Moore, North Carolina State University

 

Assessing Coastal Community Resilience, Tracie Sempier, LaDon Swann, Steve Sempier, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium; Rod Emmer, Louisiana Sea Grant College Program

 

Mapping vulnerability to climate change in the US South, Jasmine Waddell, Oxfam America

 

 

Track 2A

Perspectives of Coastal Changes  and Resilience:

Alaska and Louisiana Community Citizens

(sponsored by NOAA Coastal Services Center)


Panel Discussion

Faith Gemmill, Arctic Village, Alaska

Patience Faulkner, Prince William Sound, Alaska

Elizabeth Tom, Newtok Community, Alaska

Stanley Tom, Newtok Community, Alaska

Teresa Dardar, Pointe aux Chennes, Louisiana

Albert Naquin, Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana

 


Track 3A

Economics of Recreational Fisheries

(a W2004 affiliated session)

 

Determining Efficient Management Strategies for the Recreational Red Snapper Fishery Gulf of Mexico, Wade Griffin and Richard Woodward, Texas A&M University

 

Economic Aspects Associated with Large Ship Artificial Reefs, William L. Huth University of West Florida; Ash Morgan, Appalachian State University

 

WTP for Artificial Reefs in Florida by Three Diverse Stakeholder Groups, Sherry L. Larkin, Charles M. Adams, University of Florida; John Whitehead, Appalachian State University

 

2009 Economic Survey of the Recreational For-Hire Fishing Sector in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Michelle A. Savolainen, Rex H. Caffey, CNREP, Louisiana Sea Grant, and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Matthew A. Freeman, CNREP and Louisiana Sea Grant


Track 4A

Economics of Coastal and Water-Based Recreation

(a SERA 30 affiliated session)

 

How a Random Utility Model can Assist in Recreational Policy:

The Case of Public Boat Ramp Investments in Lee County Florida

Michael Thomas, Florida A&M University; Frank Lupi, Michigan State University; David Harding, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

 

The Value of Public Access to Great Lake Beaches, Feng Song, Frank Lupi and Michael Kaplowitz, Michigan State University

 

Wind Turbines and Coastal Recreation Demand, Craig Landry and Tom Allen, East Carolina University; Todd Cherry and John Whitehead, Appalachian State University

 

An Economic Valuation of the Recreational Fisheries in Sardis and Grenada Lakes, Clifford Hutt, Kevin Hunt, Leandro Miranda and Steve Grado, Mississippi State University

 

 

Track 1B

Capacity and Planning in Coastal Communities

(sponsored by Cameron Parish)


Coastal Community Hazard Mitigation and Community Rating System of NFIP
Craig Landry and Jingyuan Li, East Carolina University

 

Perceptions of ‘The Wolf at the Door’: Preliminary Findings On Changing Capacities Among Local Officials in the Coastal Zone, Carla Norris-Raynbird, Bemidji State University, MN; Joel Devalcourt, University of New Orleans

 

Scenario-Based Studies to Focus Planning in Coastal Regions, Scott Thomas, Stetson Engineers, Inc. and Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Desert Research Institute

 

Transportation Issues and Concerns for Evacuation in Rural Coastal Counties of the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Jaydeep Chaudhari, Janelle Booth, Jared Ye and David Kack, Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University-Bozeman

 


Track 2B

Understanding the Changing Economic Impact of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Gulf of Mexico Region: Lessons from the Past to Improve Coastal Communities in the Future

(sponsored by Minerals Management Service - MMS)

 

Panel Discussion

Mark Henry, Professor Emeritus, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, lemson University
David Hughes, Professor, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Clemson University
J. Matthew Fannin, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

Kristen Strellic, Minerals Management Service

 

 

Track 3B

Capacity Reduction and Distribution in Fisheries

(a W2004 affiliated session)

 

Dynamics of Permit Transfers in Alaska Salmon Fisheries, Gunnar Knapp,  Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage

 

Thinking Through Catch Share Programs: Lessons Learned About Property Rights and Institutional Design from the New Zealand Rock Lobster Experience, Tracy Yandle, Emory University

 

Assessing Technical Efficiency Implications of Capacity Reduction Programs: A Study of Vessel Buyouts in California, Aaron T. Mamula, Santa Cruz Lab, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries; Trevor C. Collier, University of Dayton; Janet Mason, Pacific Grove Lab, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries

 

Experiments in the Lobbying Activity of Fishers with Heterogeneous Preferences, Matthew A. Freeman, CNREP and Louisiana Sea Grant; Christopher M. Anderson, University of Rhode Island

 

 

Track 4B

Role of Weather on Resource Use

(a SERA 30 affiliated session)

 

Impacts of Media Coverage of Coastal Weather Events on Attendance Levels at Northern Gulf State Parks, Kimberly Morgan and James S. Harris, Mississippi State University

 

Valuing Weather Information Networks: Changes in Frost Damage and Mitigation Costs from Diminished Resolution, Jeffrey Mullen and Jennifer Kuhr, University of Georgia

 

Factors Affecting Adoption of Cover Crops and Its Effect on Nitrogen Usage Among U.S. Farmers, Gnel Gabrielyan, Sachin Chintawar and John Westra, CNREP and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 


Track 1C

Planning and Recovery in Coastal Communities

 

New Orleans and Venice: Coastal Cities at Risk, John W. Day, Jr. and Doug Daigle, Louisiana State University

 

Hurricane Evacuation Behavior in Florida: The Impact of Location and Within Season Experience on the Evacuation Choice, Daniel Solis, University of Miami; Michael Thomas, Florida A&M University; David Letson, University of Miami

 

Role of Public Transportation and School Buses in the Resiliency of Rural Coastal Communities, Jaydeep Chaudhari, Janelle Booth, Jared Ye and David Kack, Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University-Bozeman

 

Economic Recovery of Commercial and Recreational Fishing Fleets Following Natural Disasters, Benedict Posadas, Mississippi State University

 

 

Track 2C

Understanding the Changing Social Impact of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Gulf of Mexico Region: Lessons from the Past to Improve Coastal Communities in the Future

(sponsored by Minerals Management Service - MMS)

 

Panel Discussion

Troy Blanchard, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Louisiana State University

Carson Mencken, Professor, Department of Sociology, Baylor University

Bob Gramling, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Louisiana Lafayette

Craig Forsyth, Professor and Head, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Louisiana Lafayette

Harry Luton, Minerals Management Service

 

 

Track 3C

Marketing and Health Impacts of Fisheries

(a W2004 affiliated session)

 

Oyster Demand Adjustments to Counter-Information and Source Treatments in Response to Vibrio vulnificus, O. Ashton Morgan, John C. Whitehead, Appalachian State University; Gregory S. Martin, Northern Kentucky University; William L. Huth and Richard Sjolander, University of West Florida

 

Consumer Preferences for Wild Caught and Farm Raised Seafood:

A Comparison Across Species and Consumer Residence States, Kelly Davidson, NOAA and University of Hawaii; Minling Pan, NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center; Wuyang Hu and Devi Poerwanto, University of Kentucky

 

Educational Differences in Recreational Fisherman Behavior Regarding Seafood Consumption Advisories, O. Ebenezer Ogunyinka and David R. Lavergne, Socioeconomic Research and Development Section, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

 

A Bioeconomic Model for Managing Harvest Size/Mercury Contamination Tradeoffs in King Mackerel, Tina M. Willson; CNREP and University of Wyoming; Richard F. Kazmierczak, Jr, CNREP and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, May 28, 2010

 

 

Track 1A

Valuing Coastal Services and Restoration

 

Freshwater Management and Estuary Value, Christopher S. Burkart and William L. Huth, University of West Florida

 

Cost-Efficacy in Wetland Restoration Projects in Coastal Louisiana, Joy Merino, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Estuarine Habitats and Coastal Fisheries Laboratory; C. Aust, CNREP and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; D. Johnson, IAP World Services; Rex H. Caffey, CNREP, Louisiana Sea Grant and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 

Assessing the Benefits of Levees: An Economic Assessment of U.S. Counties with Levees, Ezra Boyd, Louisiana State University Geography & Anthropology; Sandy Rosenthal, Executive Director, Levees.org

 

Gap Analysis Application to Personal Value Estimate, Cristina Carollo and Dave Reed, Florida Institute of Oceanography; Rebecca J. Allee, NOAA

 

Track 2A

Participatory Action Research (PAR) Forum

 

Participatory Action Research, Rosina Philippe, Grand Bayou Village; Kristina Peterson, UNO-CHART,  University of New Orleans

 

Using PAR for Mitigating Coastal Storm Risk: Partnering with a Community's Economic Development Committee, JoAnne DeRouen, George Wooddell and Bob Gramling, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

 

Using PAR for Community Participation in Ecosystem Resiliency, Matthew Bethel and Emily Danielson, University of New Orleans; John Troutman, Louisiana Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration; Marco Giardino, NASA Stennis Space Center; Maurice Phillips, Community of Grand Bayou, Louisiana

 

 

Track 3A

Aquaculture Production and Management

(a W2004 affiliated session)

 

The Impact of Catfish Imports on the U.S. Wholesale and Farm Sectors, Andrew Muhammad, USDA  Economic Research Service; Sammy J. Neal, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service; Terrill R. Hanson, Auburn University ; Keithly G. Jones, USDA Economic Research Service

 

Measuring Technical Efficiency Using Bayesian Method: The Case of Catfish Farming Industry, Adam Bouras, Felix Edoho and Emmanuel Ajuzie, Lincoln University; Aloyce Kaliba, Southern University and A&M College

 

Estimation of Catfish Production Function Using Cross-Sectional Survey Data, Aloyce R. Kaliba, Southern University and A&M College; David Bouras, Lincoln University

 

 

Track 4A

Assessing the Economic Impacts of Restoration

(a SERA 30 affiliated session)

 

Recreational Impacts of Coastal Restoration Projects, Joseph Berlin, URS Corp.

 

Preventing Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana:  Estimates of WTP and WTA, Daniel R. Petrolia, Mississippi State University; Tae-Goun Kim, Korea Maritime University

 

Non-market Valuation of Coastal Environment: Uniting Political Aims, Ecological and Economical Knowledge, Linus Hasselström, Enveco Environmental Economics Consultancy, Ltd; Cecilia Håkansson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Katarina Östberg, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

 

The Lower St. John’s River Basin Management Action Plan: Assessing Agricultural, Local Government and Environmental Perspectives, Laila Racevskis, Tatiana Borisova and Jennison Kipp, University of Florida

 

 

Track 1B

Approaches to Managing Coastal Wetlands and Restoration

 

Spatial Economics of the Louisiana Wetland Mitigation Banking Industry Ryan Bourriaque, Cameron Parish Planning and Development; Rex Caffey, CNREP, Louisiana Sea Grant and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 

Reimagining 2005: The Economic Value of Southeastern Louisiana’s Wetlands in Terms of Surge Protection, Don L. Coursey and Megan Milliken, University of Chicago

 

A Multiparty Approach to Inventory and Valuation of Ecosystem Services in the Coastal  Zone of the Gulf of Mexico, David W. Yoskowitz and Carlota Santos, Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

 

Aligning Methods for Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Evaluation and Monitoring of Wetland Restoration Projects: Policy Implications, Available Approaches and Research Needs, Anthony Dvarskas, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration

 

 

Track 2B

Socio-Economic Dimensions of the Energy Industry
on the Coastal Economy I

(sponsored by Minerals Management Service - MMS)

 

Mitigation of the Human Dimensions of Spills in Coastal Louisiana: Collaboration Between NOAA’s Office of Restoration and Louisiana Sea Grant, Heather Ballestero, Coastal Response Research Center, University of New Hampshire; Mimi Becker, Natural Resources and Environmental Policy, University of New Hampshire; Nancy Kinner, Coastal Response Research Center Co-Director, University of New Hampshire

 

Oil and Gas Employment and Population in Louisiana, Troy Blanchard,     Department of Sociology, Louisiana State University

 

On the Development of a Community Resiliency Index, Nina Lam and Margaret Reams, Department of Environmental Sciences, Louisiana State University

 

Estimating Labor Force and Fiscal Modules for Coastal Louisiana Economies: Extension of the COMPAS Modeling Framework, Arun Adhikari  and J. Matthew Fannin, CNREP and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 

 

Track 3B

Status and Dynamics of the Coastal Fishing Industry

(a W2004 affiliated session)

 

Marine Managed Areas Improve Human Well-being, Giselle Samonte-Tan and Xuanwen Wang, Conservation International

 

Economic Status, Performance, and Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery in 2008, Christopher Liese, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries; Jack Isaacs, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries; Alex Miller, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission

 

Observing and Explaining the Dynamics of Coastal Fishing Communities: An Application to Ports in Northern California, Cameron Speir, National Marine Fisheries Service; Caroline Pomeroy, California Sea Grant; Jon G. Sutinen, University of Rhode Island; Cynthia J. Thomson, National Marine Fisheries Service

 

Game Theoretical Models of Effort and Lobbying in a Heterogeneous CPR Setting, Matthew A. Freeman, CNREP and Louisiana Sea Grant; Christopher M. Anderson, University of Rhode Island

 

 

Track 4B

Valuing Ecosystem Services

(a SERA 30 affiliated session)

 

Willingness to Pay for Environmental Improvements in the Presence of Warm Glow, Matthew Interis, Mississippi State University; Timothy C. Haab, The Ohio State University

 

Working Towards an Ecosystem Service Valuation Standardization, Pamela Kaval, University of Waikato, New Zealand

 

WTP for Red Tide Prevention, Mitigation, and Control Strategies in Florida, Kristen Lucas, Sherry L. Larkin, Charles M. Adams, University of Florida

 

Preferences for Timing of Wetland Loss Prevention in Louisiana, Ross Moore, Daniel R. Petrolia, Mississippi State University; Tae-goun Kim, Korea Maritime University

 

 

Track 1C

Policy Aspects of Coastal Zone Use

 

Access to State Resources in the Atchafalaya Basin under Louisiana Law, Melissa Trosclair Daigle, Louisiana Sea Grant Law and Policy Program

 

Serving Coastal Managers:  Insights from NOAA's 2010 National Survey of Coastal Resource Managers, Chris Ellis, NOAA Coastal Services Center

 

Legal Issues in Sea Level Rise Adaptation, James Wilkins, Louisiana Sea Grant Law and Policy Program 

 

 

Track 2C

Socio-Economic Dimensions of the Energy Industry
on the Coastal Economy II

(sponsored by Minerals Management Service - MMS)

 

Social and Environmental Implications of OCS Oil and Gas Development, John Weiss, Industrial Economics, Inc.

 

Social Vulnerability, Population Change, and Disaster: Examining the Nexus Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Tim Slack, Candice A. Myers and Joachim Singelmann, Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 

Fuzzy Set Profiling and Community Analysis Techniques, Mark Schafer,     Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 

Measuring Fiscal Health of Local Coastal Government Economies: Implications for Economic and Disaster Resiliency, John D. Barreca and J. Matthew Fannin, CNREP and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 

 

Track 3C

The Horizon Oil Spill:
Economic Assessment and Extension Challenges

This session will feature a moderated discussion of the status and challenges of economic research and extension in the wake of the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill. While it is still too early to know the full range of economic implications of the Horizon incident, the session will provide a sounding board for preliminary methodologies for economic impact assessment and emerging disaster assistance programs for coastal stakeholders in the Gulf of Mexico region.

 

 

Track 4C

Resource and Environmental Economics

(a SERA 30 affiliated session)

 

Sustaining Florida’s Forest Ecosystems: Potential Effects of County and Municipal Ordinances, Terry Haines, U.S. Forest Service

 

Valuing New Zealand Native Bird Existence for Conservation, Pamela Kaval, University of Waikato, New Zealand

 

The Economic Impact of Cogongrass on Private, Non-Industrial Forest Owners in Florida, Nandkumar Divate, Michael Thomas, Florida A&M University; David Harding, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; Moses Kairo and Oghenekome U. Onokpise, Florida A&M University

 

Income, Inequality, and Criteria Air Pollutants in the Cama Counties, Hillary Huffer, East Carolina University

 

 

Track 1D

More Than An Amenity

Water is one of the elemental forces that have shaped our planet and human development.  Too much or too little of it can be the difference between growth and decline; between success and failure; and between how cultures develop.   This is certainly true in Louisiana.  The evolution of water as a defining resource in Louisiana was the subject of a two day conference at Tulane Law School in April.  This session will build on key themes raised at that conference and consider the role of water in shaping the future of our state.

 

Panel Discussion

Irys Allgood, Assistant Attorney General (Louisiana)

Marco Cocito Monoc, Director of Regional Initiatives, Greater New Orleans Foundation

Ann Yoachim, Program Manager, Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy

Mark Davis, Senior Research Fellow and Director, Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy


Track 2D

Understanding Fisheries Management

 

For almost twenty years, the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Program’s publication “Understanding Fisheries Management,” currently in its second edition has been educating and informing fisheries stakeholders on the federal fisheries management process. A third revision of this seminal publication is currently underway to address the 2007 amendments to the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Management Act and subsequent regulatory changes. This session, moderated by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program, will convene an expert panel to provide updates on the biological, economic, and legal contributions to the third edition and solicit feedback and suggestions for additional changes.

 

 

Track 3D

Aquaculture Production and Management

(a W2004 affiliated session)

 

Moderator: Aloyce Kaliba, Southern University and A&M College

 

Crawfish Farmer Adoption of Best Management Practices and Participation in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, Narayan P. Nyaupane and Jeffrey M. Gillespie, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 

An Evaluation of the Cost and Effectiveness of Commercial Oyster Aquaculture in the Chesapeake Bay as a Nutrient Control Strategy, Alex Miller, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; Kurt Stephenson, Darrell Bosch, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech; Dan Kauffman, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Virginia Tech; Bonnie Brown, Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Economic Impact of Processing Crawfish Offal in Louisiana, Aloyce R. Kaliba and Calvin R. Walker, Southern University and A&M College

 

 

Track 4D

Environmental and Energy Analysis

(a SERA 30 affiliated session)

 

Risk Preference and Human Capital: What Do They Say about Adoption of Cost-Share Conservation Programs, Hiroki Uematsu and Ashok K. Mishra, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 

Biological Control of Arundo donax along the Rio Grande [River]: Benefit-Cost, Per-Unit Cost, and Impact Analysis of Potential Water Saved, Emily Kaye Seawright, Texas AgriLife Research; M. Edward Rister, Texas A&M University, Texas AgriLife Research; Ronald D. Lacewell, Texas A&M University, Texas AgriLife Research, and Texas AgriLife Extension Service; Dean A. McCorkle, Texas A&M University and     Texas AgriLife Extension Service—College Station; Allen W. Sturdivant, Texas A&M University and Agricultural Research and Extension Center—Weslaco; John A. Goolsby and Chenghai Yang, USDA Agricultural Research Service

 

Energy Crop Production in the Mississippi Delta and the Environmental Implications, Tyler Mark, Paul Darby and Jeremy D'Antoni, CNREP and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

 

Carbon Offset Payments and Spatial Biomass Supply in Arkansas: Implications of Pine and Switchgrass, Aaron Smith, Michael Popp and Lanier Nalley, University of Arkansas