This book offers readers the chance to share, reflect on, and learn from the experiences of researchers involved in integrated mission-directed research, particularly in the areas of natural resource management and regional development. The authors explore case studies undertaken in Australia, Europe, Thailand and Indonesia, as well as perspectives from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.
Wendy Proctor is an Ecological Economist with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia. Her expertise is in integration techniques and decision analysis. Wendy is President of the Australia New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics, and on the editorial board of the journal Ecological Economics.