Barton has 10 years experience in the use of environmental and resource economics in water resource management, sustainable harvesting of wetland resources, conservation management planning and environmental economic risk analysis. He has specialised in the application of non-market valuation methods for environmental quality and decision analysis under uncertainty. He 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), and is currently engaged in a feasibility study of payments for watershed environmental services (Karnataka,India).
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