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Ecosystem services – classification and different approaches at various levels of biosphere organisation - a literature review

Macroecological processes

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

Inst. of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Pologne
Inst. of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Pologne
DEGÓRSKI, M.
Inst. of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Pologne


Description :
In the literature on the subject, evaluation of ecosystem services (ES) is regarded as a one of the important scientific problems of nature protection, environmental economics and ecology. ES are the benefits that people obtain from ecosystems. The concept of ecosystem services is generally defined as a set of products and functions of ecosystems that benefit society. This paper contains definitions of the most common concepts found in the literature, i.e. ecosystem services, the drivers behind these services, trade-offs and synergies, and interactions between different categories of services.


Type de document :
Article de monographie

Source :
Geographia polonica, issn : 0016-7282, 2012, vol. 85, n°. 2, p. 65-81, nombre de pages : 17, Références bibliographiques : 34 ref.

Date :
2012

Editeur :
Pays édition : Pologne, Warszawa, Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe

Langue :
Anglais
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