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Accounting and valuing the ecosystem services related to water supply in the Central Highlands of Victoria, Australia
This technical paper examines the theoretical and practical aspects of accounting and valuing the ecosystem services of water provisioning, water filtration and water storage using the System of Environment-Economic Accounting (SEEA) and a case study from Central Highlands of Victoria.
This publication presents data produced in accordance with the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting, an international statistical standard that is consistent with the System of National Accounts and which governs the reporting of integrated socio-economic and environmental information. This system strengthens the basis of decision-making needed to reflect the scientific, economic and social dimensions of many important issues facing the Australian community.
A national approach to SEEA implementation, for coherent and integrated data for decision making.
This paper advances the application of ecosystem accounts in a regional case study by explicitly and spatially linking impacts of human and natural activities on ecosystem assets and services to their associated industries.
The Great Barrier Reef is a globally significant area located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Australia. The reef's terrestrial and marine ecosystems provide a number of benefits to humans through the generation and use of ecosystem services.
Australia's Victorian Central Highlands is a diverse region with towns, agricultural land, forests and waterways. Managing the various land use activities within the region is complex due to conflicting land use activities. Not all land uses supported by the community are mutually compatible, and the Victorian Government therefore needs to make informed evidence-based decisions by evaluating the benefits and trade-offs of different land uses.
Appendices for Experimental Ecosystem Accounts for the Central Highlands of Victoria: Summary Report
This report presents the Experimental Ecosystem Accounts for the Central Highlands of Victoria, Australia.
This report presents the Experimental Ecosystem Accounts for the Central Highlands of Victoria in Australia.
The Queensland Land Account provides statistics to measure changes in land attributes over time, both from an economic and an environmental perspective.