This comprehensive volume describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and water security in the developing world, by integrating scientific knowledge from different disciplines, such as hydrological modelling, environmental economics, psychology and international law. Water Ecosystem Services: A Global Perspective Population growth, economic development, and urbanisation are putting pressure on the worlds water resources. The need to develop a more sustainable approach to the management of water resources, and the need to protect ecosystems where these resources are found, has become increasingly important. Jul 28, 2015 · This article is an extract based on the conclusions of a multi-authored publication entitled Water Ecosystem Services: A Global Perspective, published by Cambridge University Press for UNESCO’s International Hydrology Series. The volume describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and water security.
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Frequently, the development of water resources enhances the provision of tangible ecosystem services; for example, the construction of dams for hydropower and/or irrigation to meet prioritised. Water Ecosystem Services: A Global Perspective International Hydrology Series 1st Edition by Julia Martin-Ortega Editor, Shahbaz Khan Editor, Robert C. Ferrier Editor, Iain J. Gordon Editor. Water Ecosystem Services A Global Perspective Edited by Julia Martin-Ortega The James Hutton Institute Robert C. Ferrier The James Hutton Institute Iain J. Gordon The James Hutton Institute Shahbaz Khan UNESCO International Hydrology Series CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS. Feb 08, 2018 · This comprehensive volume describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and water security in the developing world, by integrating scientific knowledge from different disciplines, such as hydrological modelling, environmental economics, psychology and international law.
The International Hydrology Series is a collaborative publishing program between UNESCO, Paris and Cambridge University Press. It contains monographs describing research activities in hydrology and the study of hydrological hazards which have been sponsored by. Book description. This comprehensive volume describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and water security in the developing world, by integrating scientific knowledge from different disciplines, such as hydrological modelling, environmental economics, psychology and international law.
The book ‘Water Ecosystem Services: A Global Perspective’ Martin-Ortega et al., 2015 download PDF here – part of the International Hydrology Series of the Cambridge University Press – was presented at the conference, which drew some of the book’s authors. Key factors for successful application of ecosystem services-based approaches to water resources management: the role of stakeholder participation / Dylan Bright -- 17. Cultural ecosystem services, water, and aquatic environments / Lee Stapleton -- 18. The psychological dimension of water ecosystem services / Blanca Fraijo-Sing -- 19. As international processes move forward, the methodology presented here provides a way to evaluate progress of global management of forests for water ecosystem services and gives specific areas where further research that integrates the scientific and socio-political spheres is needed. Maynard, S., James, D., Hoverman, S., Davidson, A. and Mooney, S. 2015 An ecosystem services-based approach to integrated regional catchment management: the South East Queensland experience in Water Ecosystem Services: A Global Perspective International Hydrology Series edited by Julia Martin-Ortega Robert C. Ferrier Iain J. Gordon and. Human environmental change influences freshwaters as well as the regulating, provisioning, and cultural services that ecosystems provide worldwide. Here, we assess the global human impact on the potential value of six freshwater ecosystem services ES and estimate the proportion of each used globally the mean value across all countries is in parentheses: biodiversity 0.37, disturbance.
Dec 01, 2013 · International trade in virtual water by nation-states direct and indirect water use embodied in the production of commodities and services is the quintessential example of global governance, which at least in theory, holds the capacity to optimize national water footprints and reduce water scarcity through a globalized economy 49. Whatever. The International Hydrology Series has been developed by the IHP in collaboration with. and S. Khan Water Ecosystem Services: A Global. Water ecosystem services: a global perspective.
ecosystem services associated with groundwater and their spatial and temporal interconnectedness. Secondly, the document will describe some of the negative consequences of not paying due attention to critical ecosystem services provided by groundwater, especially in the quest to optimize farmer crop and economic outputs. A Global Perspective. Author: Julia Martin-Ortega,Robert C. Ferrier,Iain J. Gordon,Shahbaz Khan. Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: 1316300811 Category: Science Page: N.A View: 3742 DOWNLOAD NOW » This comprehensive volume describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges, such as climate. Sep 13, 2019 · Tropical montane rivers TMR are born in tropical mountains, descend through montane forests, and feed major rivers, floodplains, and oceans. They are characterized by rapid temperature clines and varied flow disturbance regimes, both of which promote habitat heterogeneity, high biological diversity and endemism, and distinct organisms’ life-history adaptations. Production, transport, and.
Oct 22, 2014 · This paper therefore aims to provide a critical review of the available literature on citizen science in a context of hydrology, water resources, and wider ecosystem services management, and to seek and develop a new perspective on the major challenges and opportunities that may lie ahead. Dear Colleagues, Global changes are massively altering world biodiversity and the provision of its related ecosystem services. Land use change, climate change, overexploitation, and invasive species, are considered as prominent causes of the disruption of functionality of both terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Ecosystem services are the many and varied benefits to humans gifted by the natural environment and from healthy ecosystems.Such ecosystems include, for example, agroecosystems, forest ecosystems, grassland ecosystems and aquatic ecosystems.These ecosystems, functioning in healthy relationship, offer such things like natural pollination of crops, clean air, extreme weather mitigation, human.
Report from GWP Seminar 15-17 Nov. 1999. Beijer Occasional Paper Series. Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and Global Water Partnership, Stockholm. Haygarth, P. and Jarvis, S. 2002. Agriculture, Hydrology and Water Quality. Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, U.K. 528 pages. Aug 01, 2018 · Water resources are fundamental for the maintenance of the ecosystem services and habitat for different species of plants and animals. Large areas of wetlands are important repositories of biodiversity and act as hydrological buffer in the whole Amazon basin. Water quality in the largest part of the basin is satisfactory. Aug 24, 2012 · An estimated 80% of the world's population faces a high-level water security or water-related biodiversity risk.The issue of water security—defined as an acceptable level of water-related risks to humans and ecosystems, coupled with the availability of water of sufficient quantity and quality to support livelihoods, national security, human health, and ecosystem services 2, 3—is thus.
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