Nigel has taught a range of students over several years in relation to environmental assessment, with his focus being on surface water effects of development and land use. He keeps up to date with training methods and is currently developing an E learning course for assessing and managing the water related effects of development.
Nigels teaching and training experience:
- Co-teaching course ENVSCI 711 Assessing Environmental Effects, Auckland University, Department of Environmental Science, 2009 to date. This course, for post-graduate students, focuses on the interdisciplinary assessment of environmental effects within the New Zealand context. It includes discussion of methodologies used in the identification and assessment of effects, the management and monitoring of effects, and risks. It uses a number of case studies and interactive methods to provide hands on experiential learning.
- Lecture on assessment of environmental effects and RMA decision making, in Governance and Planning 305, University of Auckland, School of Architecture and Planning, 2013
- Managing the surface and groundwater effects of development and infrastructure; 1 day course offered through NZPI 2015 to date.
- Coastal inundation planning; co-presentation of 1 day course offered through NZPI 2017 to date.
Nigel talking to students on a field trip to Omaha Beach
Nigel with students on field trip looking at stormwater ponds at Mangere