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Integration of ecological processes in land-use planning by using the concept of ecosystem services

Dr Christine Fürst, Dr Davide Geneletti, Katharina Helming, Dr Daniele La Rosa, Prof Carsten Lorz, Sandra Luque, Dr Marcin Spyra

  1. Content type: Research

    The Nenjiang River Basin is an important foodstuff base and eco-environmental fragile area in Northeast China. With the rapid rise in human population, human-induced changes in land use/land cover form an impo...

    Authors: Zhiliang Wang, Zongming Wang, Bai Zhang, Chunyan Lu and Chunying Ren

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2015 4:11

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    Many conservation initiatives for managing social-ecological landscapes factor in the best available biophysical information. However, insufficient consideration of social aspects can render such initiatives i...

    Authors: Grace B Villamor, Ignacio Palomo, Cesar A López Santiago, Elisa Oteros-Rozas and Joe Hill

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2014 3:22

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    The potential of periurban agrarian ecosystems is recognized as one of the cornerstones for improving urban sustainability; however, this potential has been disregarded in spatial planning and decision making....

    Authors: Marian Simon Rojo, Ana Zazo Moratalla, Nerea Moran Alonso and Veronica Hernandez Jimenez

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2014 3:13

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    Land use intensification and urbanisation processes are degrading hydrological ecosystem services in the Guapi-Macacu watershed of Rio de Janeiro. A proposal to pay farmers to restore natural watershed service...

    Authors: Vanesa Rodríguez Osuna, Jan Börner, Udo Nehren, Rachel Bardy Prado, Hartmut Gaese and Jürgen Heinrich

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2014 3:16

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    This paper presents basic information on the research, classification, and application of the functions of tree species and their communities (mainly forest) in Slovakia. The main aim is a scientific assessmen...

    Authors: Vladimir Caboun, Miroslav Kovalcik and Zuzana Sarvasova

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2014 3:15

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    Communities situated in protected areas generate conflicts among park administrators, residents and scientists. Should they stay or should they go? This article presents a positive example of a community exist...

    Authors: Barbara Schröter, Karla Sessin-Dilascio, Claas Meyer, Bettina Matzdorf, Claudia Sattler, Angela Meyer, Gregor Giersch, Camila Jericó-Daminello and Lukas Wortmann

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2014 3:6

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    Changes in land use and agricultural management have caused a strong increase in sediment and particulate phosphorus input into the Miyun reservoir. The simulation of the relevant runoff and sediment fluxes at...

    Authors: Michael Gebel, Mario Uhlig, Stefan Halbfass, Ralph Meissner and Shuhuai Duan

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2014 3:5

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    Current land use in the Federal District, Western Central Brazil, causes problems related to the water supply which are linked to the regulation of ecosystem services (ES). In scope of an Integrated Water Reso...

    Authors: Lars Koschke, Carsten Lorz, Christine Fürst, Tobias Lehmann and Franz Makeschin

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2014 3:2

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    A framework is developed to link major soil functions to ecosystem services assessment. Provisioning soil functions—with primary linkages to ecosystem services—are evaluated on a continental scale in Europe.

    Authors: Gergely Tóth, Ciro Gardi, Katalin Bódis, Éva Ivits, Ece Aksoy, Arwyn Jones, Simon Jeffrey, Thorum Petursdottir and Luca Montanarella

    Citation: Ecological Processes 2013 2:32

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