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Ecosystem accounts define explicit and spatial trade-offs for managing natural resources

Ecosystem accounts define explicit and spatial trade-offs for managing natural resources

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.
Technical Report (10p) , 2017 , Author(s): Heather Keith, Micha , Type: Technical
Landscapes in transition: An account of 25 years of land cover change in Europe

Landscapes in transition: An account of 25 years of land cover change in Europe

New data on land cover change in Europe up to 2012 show that total land cover change increased from the 2000‑2006 period to the 2006‑2012 period.
Publication (88p) , 2017 , Author(s): Andrus Meiner and Ba , Type: Technical
System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA)

System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA)

The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) is a framework that integrates economic and environmental data to provide a more comprehensive and multipurpose view of the interrelationships between the economy and the environment and the stocks and changes in stocks of environmental assets, as they bring benefits to humanity.
Article , 2017 , Author(s): United Nations , Type: General
The Value of Coastal Wetlands for Flood Damage Reduction in the Northeastern USA

The Value of Coastal Wetlands for Flood Damage Reduction in the Northeastern USA

This study uses high-resolution flood and loss models to quantify the impacts of coastal wetlands in the northeastern USA on (i) regional flood damages by Hurricane Sandy and (ii) local annual flood losses in Barnegat Bay in Ocean County, New Jersey.
Technical Report (12p) , 2017 , Author(s): Siddharth Narayan, M , Type: Technical
Experimental Environmental-Economic Accounts for the Great Barrier Reef, 2017

Experimental Environmental-Economic Accounts for the Great Barrier Reef, 2017

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.
Publication , 2017 , Author(s): Australian Bureau of , Type: Technical
Fiji’s Experimental Environmental Account for Energy (2006 to 2014)

Fiji’s Experimental Environmental Account for Energy (2006 to 2014)

The Experimental Environmental Accounts for Energy represent the first stage of compilation to improve our understanding of the environmental effects of energy production and use.
Publication (5p) , 2017 , Author(s): Fiji Bureau of Stati , Type: Technical

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