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Enviromental Change: Ecosystem Services

Theme 1: Scotland's environmental assets, biodiversity and ecosystem services are identified and valued to inform decision making

Brief Summary

The research in this Theme will contribute to the mapping of Scotland's Ecosystem Services together with an understanding of the dynamics of Ecosystem Services supply. The work will also assess the monetary and non-monetary value of Ecosystem Services. The third element will be the application of an Ecosystem Approach, covering environmental benefit trade-offs.

Financial Allocation

2014 - 2015: £1.8 million

MRP Theme Co-ordinator

Professor Alison Hester, The James Hutton Institute


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Key Policy Documents

A variety of policy documents are relevant to our research on Ecosystem Services.