A choice approach to the valuation of urban green space in Brighton and Hove

Ravenscroft, N, Oppewal, H, Poria, Y and Speller, G (2005) A choice approach to the valuation of urban green space in Brighton and Hove In: Bullock, C, ed. Greenspace: final report. University of Technology, Dublin, pp. 39-44.

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Abstract

In 2002, researchers from the University of Surrey and the University of Brighton conducted a study in Brighton and Hove to assess how residents perceive and value urban green space. This research was carried out to measure how the residents of Brighton and Hove value green space and its attributes. In this respect, particular attention was paid to the different roles in which they visit these green spaces: as green space consumers, as local residents and as citizens. With the results from postal surveys and a choice experiment, the researchers were able to determine the effects of 24 selected park attributes from the different user perspectives. Green space managers and planners can take these different uses and users into account when considering how to improve green space. EU involvement: The GREENSPACE project was funded by the European Commission under the Key Action Environment and Sustainable Development of the EU Fifth Framework Programme.

Item Type:Chapter in book
Additional Information:This report is available in full at: http://www.eukn.org/binaries/eukn/eukn/practice/2006/8/greenspace-final-report.pdf
Uncontrolled Keywords:greenspace; urban facilities; urban policy; pubic involvement
Subjects:L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology
L000 Social Sciences > L400 Social Policy
K000 Architecture, Building and Planning > K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
L000 Social Sciences > L700 Human and Social Geography
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L311 Sport and Leisure
Faculties:Faculty of Education and Sport > Chelsea School
ID Code:2085
Deposited By:Chelsea editor
Deposited On:11 May 2007
Last Modified:18 Jun 2010 12:32

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