ESM 242: Assignment #3 Due in class Tuesday May 29, 2007 1 A Simplified Model of Water Allocation in the Klamath Basin
Use the following stylized information to create an Excel model to evaluate different water management policies under different en
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ESM 242: Notes on Reserve Selection and Conservation Planning1
0.1 Problem Setup
Since 1951 the Nature Conservancy (among other conservation organizations worldwide) has engaged in conservation of biological diversity through land acquisition and/or
ESM 242: Assignment #2 Due in class Thursday April 26, 2007 1 Renewable Resources
1. Consider a renewable resource that is unexploited, and so the initial population is at carrying capacity. The resource is then opened up to harvesting, but no restri
Optimal Mushroom Harvest
ESM 242 April 2, 2007
My friend Jay is a farmer in the Goleta Hills. About this time of year, Jay harvests wild mushrooms on his farm. But every year Jay faces the dilemma of how many mushrooms to harvest.
ESM 242: Assignment #1 Due in class Tuesday April 17, 2007 1 Recreational Abalone Diving
Here we consider recreational abalone diving off the coast of Northern California. In this question we'll develop and analyze a simple stylized model to assess
Notes on Stock Pollutants (following Conrad chapter 6)
May 15, 2007
A stock pollutant is an unwanted byproduct of production or consumption that accumulates through time. In contrast, a "flow pollutant" does not accumulate. A com