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Survey on grassland ecosystem services

National

Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic
Ms.Iva Honigova
iva.honigova(at)nature.cz

Project Description:

A pilot study on grassland ecosystem services which was elaborated in 2010. That pilot study explained the choice of grasslands as a model ecosystem due to the importance which grasslands play in the European Union from the perspective of economy and EU budget as well as due to the long in tradition in agricultural management. Also the relation to the fundamental initiatives in ecosystem services assessment – namely Millennium Ecosystem Assessment – was established in 2010 pilot study. The report “Survey on grassland ecosystem services” was released in 2012, presenting the outcomes of extended and completed assessment of several ecosystem services which contribute to the benefits provided by grasslands and which were target by the 2012 pilot study.

Ecosystem: Grassland.

Implementers and Donors: Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic, Charles University Environment Center, Umweltbundesamt GmbH and European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity.

Resources

2014-02-14_161741Survey on Grassland Ecosystem Services: Report of the European Tropic Centre on Biological Diversity (2012)

This report presents  the outcomes of extended and completed assessment of several ecosystem services which contribute extensively to the benefits provided by grasslands.