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Developing ecosystem accounts for protected areas in England and Scotland - WC1107

Description
The aim of the project is to scope and pilot ecosystem accounts for a selected suite of protected area landscapes that consist of a variety of habitats and produce multiple ecosystem services. As a result the project will have two benefits; it will (a) serve to test and apply spatially disaggregated accounting methodologies which is crucial to the successful development of natural capital accounting, a Natural Environment White Paper commitment; and (b) provide a valuable tool to help inform ecosystem resource management decisions within the pilot areas. There are 2 broad objectives:
Stage 1 – a scoping study to assess the potential for such accounts
Stage 2 - compilation and evaluation of pilot accounts within selected protected areas
Objective
There are 2 broad objectives:
Stage 1 – a scoping study to assess the potential for such accounts
Stage 2 - compilation and evaluation of pilot accounts within selected protected areas
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Developing ecosystem accounts for protected areas in England and Scotland - Main Report   (4442k)
• SUM - Summary Report : Aberdeenshire Summary Report   (6214k)
• SUM - Summary Report : Dorset AONB Summary Report   (6072k)
• SUM - Summary Report : Lake District National Park Summary Report   (8605k)
• SUM - Summary Report : New Forest National Park Summary Report   (9720k)
• SUM - Summary Report : The Borders Summary Report   (7537k)
• SUM - Summary Report : The Broads National Park Summary Report   (8118k)
• TRP - Technical Report : Developing ecosystem accounts for protected areas in England and Scotland - Technical Appendix   (9819k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2014

To: 2015

Cost: £160,212
Contractor / Funded Organisations
URS Infrastructure and Environment UK, Ltd
Keywords
Economic Research