David Cook

Post-doctoral researcher, University of Iceland

Nýdoktor við Háskóla Íslands

David Cook is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Iceland, linked to the ARCPATH project (Arctic Climate Predictions - Pathways to Resilient, Sustainable Societies). His research focus concerns Arctic ecosystem services associated with cetaceans. In his recent PhD, he researched ecosystem services deriving from geothermal landscapes and used the contingent valuation method to estimate willingness to pay for the preservation of such areas in Iceland. Other recent research has focused on the topics of environmental sustainability, indicators of environmental performance, and risk management in the Arctic involving hydrocarbon developments. David also lectures in Environmental Economics at the University of Iceland.


Resource Economics and Policy


Sustainability; environmental economics; ecosystem services; marine planning.

Current research: ARCPATH (Arctic Climate Predictions - Pathways to Resilient, Sustainable Societies

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