Integrating knowledge of ecosystem services into land-use decisions. Dr Daniel Rutledge Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research Presentation to Royal Society Ecosystem Services Workshop 09 August 2011, Wellington. Ecosystem Services: Issues.
Dr Daniel Rutledge
Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Presentation to Royal SocietyEcosystem Services Workshop
09 August 2011, Wellington
Our values and policies will influence our knowledge of ecosystem services by influencing what information and data we decide to collect or not to collect.
possible statesThe Approach
Characterise past and current states and trends
future drivers & trends
Understand pastdrivers & trends
Discuss & Deliberate
Adapted from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (2005)
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Study Area: Hamilton decisions
(cover not use)
Productive Area by Census Meshblock =
Residential Areas –
Estimated Dwelling Area –
Other Building Area –
Res. “Void” Polygons –
5-m Road Buffer