Essays about: "cultural ecosystem services"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the words cultural ecosystem services.

  1. 1. Accessibility to social utilities within urban green space. A method-developing thesis.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Johan Wedberg; [2019-10-08]
    Keywords : accessibility; urban green space; sociotope; social utility; cultural ecosystem services; outdoor recreation; GIS; noise pollution; mobility; proximity; public health;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to develop a methodological framework for analyzing the accessibility to potential social utility environments within urban green spaces from a broad population spectrum within a weekday context. The thesis departs with a scientific literature review, which investigates what types of social utilities urban green spaces potentially can provide to an urban population and what kind of attributes that are important for each utility. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unraveling diverse values of ecosystem services : A socio-cultural valuation using the Q-methodology in Messenia, Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Sofia Maniatakou; [2019]
    Keywords : socio-cultural valuation; ecosystem services; values; perceptions; Q-methodology; Messenia;

    Abstract : People perceive the importance of ecosystem services in different ways, depending on their values, beliefs and needs. This study provides a nuanced understanding of the multiple ways stakeholder groups perceive the benefits derived from hydrologic services in the surrounding area of the "Gialova" coastal wetland in Messenia, Greece. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bridging the regional scale and local contexts in the pursuit of sustainable interventions : Three cases along the Mapocho River in Santiago, Chile

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Andrea Saleh Selman; [2019]
    Keywords : Urban sustainability; Resilience; Cross-scale interactions; Ecosystem services; Trade-offs; Santiago; Mapocho River;

    Abstract : Alike many urban rivers, the Mapocho River in Santiago withstands enormous pressures from urban development. In the last decades there has been an increasing interest in the river, opening an opportunity to intervene its riparian areas where land is still available. READ MORE

  4. 4. A lake’s impact on suburban dwellings : a hedonic price study on housing in Täby

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Johanna Berglund; [2019]
    Keywords : hedonic pricing; ecosystem services; nature; environmental attributes;

    Abstract : Ecosystem services are of great interest for both cultural experiences, health benefits and keeping the earth living. With a growing population and increasing exploitation, it is crucial to recognize the value of natural sceneries to real estate in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of land use on wetland carbon storage and ecosystem services in the tropics : A first estimation investing rural wetlands in central and eastern Uganda

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Astrid Hedman; [2019]
    Keywords : tropical ecosystems; wetlands; carbon stocks; ecosystem services; climate change;

    Abstract : Wetlands provide important ecosystem services (ES) by storing large amounts of organic carbon (OC) and being of high biological, cultural, and economical value. Uganda is covered by vast wetland areas but has with a booming population rapidly been decreasing due to pressure on lands. READ MORE