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Can ecosystem properties be fully translated into service values? An economic valuation of aquatic plants services
(Ecological Society Of America, 2011-09)
We carried out an integrated analysis of ecosystem services in the Doñana social-ecological system (southwestern Spain), from the providers (different aquatic plant functional groups) to the beneficiaries (different ...
Provision of ecosystem services by the Aysén watershed, Chilean Patagonia, to rural households
How much do ecosystems contribute to the wellbeing of rural populations in developing nations? In this article we provide an answer to this question through an eco-social study of two provisioning ecosystem services (wood ...
Mapping of ecosystem services: Missing links between purposes and procedures
The literature on ecosystem services mapping presents a diversity of procedures whose consistency might question the reliability of maps for decision making This study aims at analyzing the correspondence between the purpose ...
Ecosystem services: Where on earth?
The analysis of temporal changes in the number of scientific articles vvritten on ecosystem services shows an exponential growth from 1991 to 2013. Hovvever, it also shows a lack of information regarding the location of ...
Incorporating plant functional diversity effects in ecosystem service assessments
(National Academy of Sciences, 2007-12)
Global environmental change affects the sustained provision of a wide set of ecosystem services. Although the delivery of ecosystem services is strongly affected by abiotic drivers and direct land use effects, it is also ...
Ecosystem services research in Latin America: The state of the art
(Elsevier Science, 2012-12)
Ecosystem services science has developed at a fast rate in Latin America, a region characterized by a high biological and cultural diversity, strong emphasis in foreign investment, and high socioeconomic inequities. Here ...
Ecosystem services across the landscape: the case of insect parasitism in the Chaco ecosystem, NW Argentina.
(Decanato de Estudios Graduados e Investigación. Congreso Estudiantil Subgraduado y Graduado de Investigación de la UPR-RP, 2012)