Valuing Ecosystem Services produced by the Colombian Páramos
The Roslin Institute
Prof D Moran
10 January 2019
Project Summary. This project will use interdisciplinary methods to explore a production function approach to valuing hydrological services in Páramo case study sites.
Ecosystem services associated with aquatic plants in urban landscapes
School of Biology
Dr C Hassall
7 January 2019
Current projections of urbanisation predict that between 2000 and 2030 the extent of urban areas will increase by an estimated 185%, representing a considerable threat to biodiversity and complex challenges for urban planners and conservationists alike (Hassall, 2014).
Integration of Geodiversity into Ecosystem Services Frameworks
Institute of Life and Earth Sciences
Dr H Burdett, Dr K Whitbread, Dr H Bosner, Dr A Miller
18 January 2019
Geodiversity is defined as the assemblages of, and processes within, the geological, geomorphological and soil / sediment features of a landscape – factors which fundamentally underpin biologically-based ecosystem services such as biodiversity.