publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2015

Soil Functions & Ecosystem Services

Schwilch, Gudrun; Bernet, Lea; Claringbould, Heleen; Fleskens, Luuk; Giannakis, Elias; Leventon, Julia; Marañón, Teodora; Mills, Jane; Short, Christopher J; Stolte, Jannes; ...
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  • Published: 30 Nov 2015
  • Publisher: European Union
Abstract
In order to fulfil RECARE’s aim to quantify in a harmonized, spatially explicit way impacts of degradation and conservation on soil functions and ecosystem services, it is important to understand the concept and review the current scientific debate. This will lay the foundation for the development and selection of appropriate methods to measure, evaluate, communicate and negotiate the services we obtain from soils with stakeholders in order to improve land management.\ud \ud Despite various research activities in the last decades across the world, many challenges remain to integrate the concept of ecosystem services (ES) in decision-making, and a coherent approa...
Subjects
free text keywords: S589.75_Agriculture, S589.7_Agricultural, S900_Conservation, Bodemfysica en landmanagement, Bodemfysica en Landbeheer, WIMEK, Alterra - Bodem, water en landgebruik, Bodem, Water en Landgebruik, Bodem, Water en Land Dynamica, PE&RC, Soil Physics and Land Management, Alterra - Soil, water and land use, Soil, Water and Land Use, Soil, Water and Land Dynamics
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EC| RECARE
Project
RECARE
Preventing and Remediating degradation of soils in Europe through Land Care
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 603498
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | ENV
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