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A tour of EU-commissioned research on ecosystem services

July 15, 2013

In the second part of her guest video post, Dr Paula Harrison takes us on a brief and highly informative tour of the landscape of EU-commissioned biodiversity and ecosystem research.



Here are links to the projects mentioned by Paula
OpenNESS -Operationalisation of Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services
OPERAs -Operational Potential of Ecosystem Research Applications

RUBICODE – Rationalising Biodiversity Conservation in Dynamic Ecosystems
BESAFE – Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Arguments for our Future Environment
SPIRAL- Science Policy Interfaces for Biodiversity Research, Action and Learning
KNEU – Developing a Knowledge Network for European Expertise on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services to Inform Policy Making in Economic Sectors
PRESS – PEER Research on EcoSystem Services

CLIMSAVE – Climate Change Integrated Assessment Methodology for Cross-sectoral Adaption and Vulnerability in Europe
LIASE – an Interdisciplinary Community of IA Researchers and Practitioners

STEP – Status and Trends of European Pollinators
Motive – Models for Adaptive Forest Management

ALARM – Assessing Large Scale Risks for Biodiversity with Tested Methods
Ecochange- Biodiversity and Ecosystem Changes in Europe

Read other articles in our Special Feature on Freshwater Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

One Comment leave one →
  1. July 15, 2013 07:11

    OPENness strikes me as an Orwellian piece of mis-labelling: its task is to ‘operationalise’ concepts such as ecosystem services and natural capital whose very meaning denotes monetization and enclosure.

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