A hydrogeological-economic modelling approach to dryland salinity in the North Stirling Land Conservation District, Western Australia
Associated with the problems of rising groundwater levels and dryland salinity are
the conflicting economic and environmental objectives which aim to maximise net
revenue from agriculture whilst still conserving the ecological standards of the
natural environment. From an economic perspective, the central objective of
salinity management should be to obtain the socially optimum value of resource use
(including conservation) over time. Economics can contribute to the resolution of
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