Dr Diane Burgess

Principal Agricultural Economist

E-mail: Diane.Burgess@afbini.gov.uk
Research Interests: Environmental Economics
Research Group: Environmental and Sectoral Modelling


Christie, S. J., McCann, D., Annett, J., Bankhead, J., Burgess, D., Casement, P., Christie, P., Cooper, A., Griffin, J., Halliday, N., Kirkpatrick,H., Maguire, C., McAdam, J., McColgan, R., McMullan, M., Orford, J., Schoeman, D., Scott, R., Tomlinson, R. & Wright, M.( 2011). Chapter 18:  Status and Changes in the UK Ecosystems and their Services to Society: Northern Ireland.  In: The UK National Ecosystem Assessment Technical Report. UK National Ecosystem Assessment, UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge.

Bateman, I. J., Burgess, D. E., Hutchinson, W. G. and Matthews, D. I. (2008). Learning design contingent valuation (LDCV): NOAA guidelines, preference learning and coherent arbitrariness. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Volume 55, Issue 2, March 2008, pp 127–141.

Turner, R.K.; Burgess D.; Hadley, D.; Coombes, E. and Jackson, N. (2007) A cost–benefit appraisal of coastal managed realignment policy. Global Environmental Change 17  397–407

Andrews, J.E., Burgess, D, Cave, R.R., Coombes, E.G., Jickells, T.D., Parks, D. J. & Turner, R.K. (2006) Biogeochemical value of managed realignment, Humber estuary, UK. Science of the Total Environment 371(1-3): 19–30

Shepherd, D.; Burgess , D.;  Jickells, T.; Andrews, J.; Cave, R.; Turner, R.K.; Aldridge, J. Parker, R. and Young, E. (2007) Modelling the effects and economics of managed realignment on the cycling and storage of nutrients, carbon and sediments in the Blackwater estuary UK. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 73: 355-367


Dr Burgess is a Principal Agricultural Economist in the Agri-food and Biosciences Institute and the Head of the Environmental and Sectoral Modelling section.  She is an Environmental Economist with over 20 years of applied experience, including research into plant health, agri-environment schemes, woodlands, landscapes, biodiversity, wetlands, coastal & marine management and animal welfare.