Ecosystem Services

Written By Jetske A. Bouma
Ecosystem Services
  • Publsiher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 29 January 2015
  • ISBN : 1107062888
  • Pages : 274 pages
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Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem Services
  • Author : Jetske A. Bouma,Pieter J. H. van Beukering
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-01-29
  • Total pages : 274
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : Draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives to provide a framework for translating concepts into ecosystem-related decision-making and practice....

Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem Services
  • Author : Ronald E. Hester,Roy M. Harrison
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : As human populations grow, so do the resource demands imposed on ecosystems, and the impacts of anthropogenic use and abuse are becoming ever more apparent. This has led to the development of the concept of ecosystem services, which describes the beneficial functions provided by ecosystems for human society. Ecosystem services ...

Valuing Ecosystem Services

Valuing Ecosystem Services
  • Author : K N Ninan
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-08-29
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : This thought provoking book draws together prominent international authorities to discuss the key methodological issues and challenges in valuing ecosystem services. Covering a cross-section of ecosystems and services in different sites, countries and...

Ecosystem Services Concept Methods and Case Studies

Ecosystem Services     Concept  Methods and Case Studies
  • Author : Karsten Grunewald,Olaf Bastian
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-05-18
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : Nature provides us with many services seemingly for free: recharged groundwater, fertile soil and plant biomass created by photosynthesis. We human beings draw extensive benefits from these “ecosystem services,” or ES – food, water supply, recreation and protection from natural hazards. Major international studies, such as the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, have ...

Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem Services
  • Author : Inge Liekens,Leo De Nocker,Steven Broekx,Joris Aertsens,Anil Markandya
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-11
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : This chapter introduces the concept of monetary valuation of ecosystem services (ES) and lists the available methods. It discusses what exactly can be valued and the possible use of economic valuation in valuing ecosystem services. Examples of valuation exercises in Belgium are given. We conclude that monetary valuation is promising ...

Ecosystem Services in Urban Developing Areas

Ecosystem Services in Urban   Developing Areas
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 83
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : Read online Ecosystem Services in Urban Developing Areas written by , published by which was released on 2007. Download full Ecosystem Services in Urban Developing Areas Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Defining an Economics Research Program to Describe and Evaluate Ecosystem Services

Defining an Economics Research Program to Describe and Evaluate Ecosystem Services
  • Author : J. D. Kline
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 46
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : Balancing society's multiple and sometimes competing objectives regarding forests calls for information describing the direct and indirect benefits resulting from forest policy and management, whether to address wildfire, loss of open space, unmanaged recreation, ecosystem restoration, or other objectives. The USDA Forest Service recently has proposed the concept of ecosystem ...

Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services

Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services
  • Author : Diana H. Wall,Richard D. Bardgett,Valerie Behan-Pelletier,Jeffrey E. Herrick,T. Hefin Jones,Karl Ritz,Johan Six,Donald R. Strong,Wim H. van der Putten
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2012-06-14
  • Total pages : 424
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : This multi-contributor, international volume synthesizes contributions from the world's leading soil scientists and ecologists, describing cutting-edge research that provides a basis for the maintenance of soil health and sustainability. The book covers these advances from a unique perspective of examining the ecosystem services produced by soil biota across different scales ...

Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services

Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services
  • Author : Marion Potschin,Roy Haines-Young,Robert Fish,R. Kerry Turner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-01-22
  • Total pages : 630
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : The idea that nature provides services to people is one of the most powerful concepts to have emerged over the last two decades. It is shaping our understanding of the role that biodiverse ecosystems play in the environment and their benefits for humankind. As a result, there is a growing ...

Valuing Ecosystem Services

Valuing Ecosystem Services
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Water Science and Technology Board,Committee on Assessing and Valuing the Services of Aquatic and Related Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2005-05-14
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : Nutrient recycling, habitat for plants and animals, flood control, and water supply are among the many beneficial services provided by aquatic ecosystems. In making decisions about human activities, such as draining a wetland for a housing development, it is essential to consider both the value of the development and the ...

Ecosystem Services From Biodiversity to Society

Ecosystem Services  From Biodiversity to Society
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : Advances in Ecological Research is one of the most successful series in the highly competitive field of ecology. Each volume publishes topical and important reviews, interpreting ecology as widely as in the past, to include all material that contributes to our understanding of the field. Topics in this invaluable series ...

Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem Services
  • Author : Mark Everard
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-03-27
  • Total pages : 188
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : The concept of ecosystem services has emerged in recent years as one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis of assessing the multiple values and services that ecosystems can provide to humankind, including such diverse issues as ...

Ecosystem Service Potentials and Their Indicators in Postglacial Landscapes

Ecosystem Service Potentials and Their Indicators in Postglacial Landscapes
  • Author : Ewa Roo-Zielinska,Andrzej Affek,Anna Kowalska,Bozenna Grabinska,Boguslawa Kruczkowska,Jacek Wolski,Jerzy Solon,Marek Degórski
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-11
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : Ecosystem Service Potentials and Their Indicators in Postglacial Landscapes: Assessment and Mapping provides valuable guidance for anyone involved with ecosystem service potential monitoring, use and management--from landscape ecologists and environmental managers, to policymakers and environmental economists. The book highlights effective measurement tools for evaluating the overall potential of ecosystem services ...

Nature and the Marketplace

Nature and the Marketplace
  • Author : Geoffrey Heal
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2000-10-01
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : In recent years, scientists have begun to focus on the idea that healthy, functioning ecosystems provide essential services to human populations, ranging from water purification to food and medicine to climate regulation. Lacking a healthy environment, these services would have to be provided through mechanical means, at a tremendous economic ...

The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services

The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services
  • Author : J. B. Ruhl,Steven E. Kraft,Christopher L. Lant
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-19
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 1107062888
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Summary : The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services is the first comprehensive exploration of the status and future of natural capital and ecosystem services in American law and policy. The book develops a framework for thinking about ecosystem services across their ecologic, geographic, economic, social, and legal dimensions and evaluates the ...