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Quantifying and enhancing ecosystem services on farmland
(Lincoln University, 2009)
Ecosystems have functions, and these functions provide many services that are valued by humans. This presentation is an overview of ecosystem services, and includes coverage of ecological functions and benefits, value to ...
Testing different types of benefit transfer in valuation of ecosystem services: New Zealand winegrowing case studies
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2009-02)
Most ecosystem services (ES) are neither priced nor marketed. Resource managers may fail to take into account degradation of unpriced services in their resource management decisions. Being able to estimate values for ES ...
Using stated preference techniques to value four key ecosystem services on New Zealand arable land
Many researchers have noted that not only natural ecosystems but also landscapes actively modified by humans (engineered or designed ecosystems) can significantly impact the level of ecosystem goods and availability of ...