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How regulating and cultural services of ecosystems have changed over time in Italy
20. September 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e83214 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e83214 Authors: Alessio Capriolo, Riccardo Giuseppe Boschetto, Rosa Anna Mascolo, Alessio Bulckaen, Stefano Balbi, Ferdinando Villla Abstract: In this experimental study, different components are computed for three different ecosystem services (ES). Specifically, supply, demand and use are estimated for pollination service, flood risk regulation service and nature-based tourism. These are analysed and assessed in 2012 and 2018 for the Italian context, in order to estimate the evolution over this period and to allow a significant...
Urban ecosystems and heavy rainfall – A Flood Regulating Ecosystem Service modelling approach for extreme events on the local scale
16. September 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e87458 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e87458 Authors: Thea Wübbelmann, Laurens Bouwer, Kristian Förster, Steffen Bender, Benjamin Burkhard Abstract: Increasing urbanisation in combination with a rise in the frequency and intensity of heavy rain events increase the risk of urban flooding. Flood Regulating Ecosystem Services (FRES) address the capacity of ecosystems to reduce the flood hazard and lower damage. FRES can be estimated by quantification of supply (provision of a service by an ecosystem) and demand (need for specific ES by society). However, FRES for...
Valuing ecosystem services and ecosystem assets for The Netherlands
16. September 2022 Ecosystem Accounting Table
One Ecosystem 7: e84624 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e84624 Authors: Sjoerd Schenau, Jocelyn van Berkel, Patrick Bogaart, Chantal Blom, Corine Driessen, Linda de Jongh, Rixt de Jong, Edwin Horlings, Redbad Mosterd, Lars Hein, Marjolein Lof Abstract: HTML XML PDF
The Integrated system for Natural Capital Accounting (INCA) in Europe: twelve lessons learned from empirical ecosystem service accounting
16. September 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e84925 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e84925 Authors: Alessandra La Notte, Sara Vallecillo, Ioanna Grammatikopoulou, Chiara Polce, Carlo Rega, Grazia Zulian, Georgia Kakoulaki, Bruna Grizzetti, Silvia Ferrini, Mayra Zurbaran-Nucci, Eduardo Garcia Bendito, Veronika Vysna, Maria Luisa Paracchini, Joachim Maes Abstract: The Integrated system for Natural Capital Accounting (INCA) was developed and supported by the European Commission to test and implement the System of integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting – Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EA). Through the...
Beyond valuation. Monetary aggregates for the SEEA-EA. The Italian proposal
09. September 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e84689 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e84689 Authors: Aldo Femia, Alessio Capriolo Abstract: After years of experimentation, documents, meetings, consultations and negotiations, the SEEA EA re-ignited the debate on the monetary quantification of the value of nature. Now more than ever, there is a need for an original approach, able to align the SEEA EA to the principles of national accounting, to the relevant economic theory and to 'strong sustainability'. In this article, we outline a technically sound alternative to the currently dominant approach, namely...
Ecosystem services’ capacity and flow in the Venice Lagoon and the relationship with ecological status
05. September 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e79715 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e79715 Authors: Silvia Rova, Alice Stocco, Fabio Pranovi Abstract: Ecosystem services (ES) are theoretically linked to healthy ecological conditions, but this relationship seems to be rather challenging to demonstrate in the real world. Therefore, shedding light on these aspects can be crucial for implementing effective ecosystem management strategies, for instance within the context of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) implementation. This work aims to present a spatially-explicit assessment of the ecological potential...
Diversity and composition of riparian vegetation across forest and agro-ecosystem landscapes of Cabadbaran River, Agusan del Norte, Philippines
29. August 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e82877 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e82877 Authors: Roger Sarmiento, Kevin Balagon, Fritz Floyd Merisco, Reonil Aniñon, Mhar Christian Medrano, Kyle Kitche Abstract: The Cabadbaran River Irrigation System (CabRIS) supports about 3,212 hectares of farmland for irrigation. Unfortunately, the local irrigation office reported an insufficient water supply for irrigation to serve the entire service area in the past cropping seasons. The water yield has been dwindling; hence, an irrigation system management plan will address the water resource crisis. As a component of...
Establishing a reference tool for ecosystem accounting in Europe, based on the INCA methodology
24. August 2022 Short Communication
One Ecosystem 7: e85389 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e85389 Authors: Marcel Buchhorn, Bruno Smets, Thomas Danckaert, Maarten van Loo, Steven Broekx, Wim Peelaerts Abstract: The European Commission developed an amendment to Regulation 691/2011 on European environmental economic accounts to include reporting on ecosystem accounts compliant to the United Nations Statistical Commission System of Environmental-Economic Accounts – Ecosystem Accounts (SEEA-EA) standard. To support Member States implementing this regulation, an open source tool, known as INCA-tool, to generate ecosystem...
Characteristics of humic acids isolated from burned and unburned topsoils in sub-boreal Scotch pine forests by 13C-NMR spectroscopy
11. August 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e82720 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e82720 Authors: Ekaterina Chebykina, Evgeny Abakumov Abstract: Postpyrogenic soil dynamics is an informative tool for studying soil elementary processes in extreme temperature conditions and for predicting short time environmental changes in conditions of catastrophic landscape changes. Soil organic matter (SOM) system evolution is the most rapid process of postpyrogenic soil development. In this relation, the focus on humus structure is important for understanding these important dynamics. Soil restoration after spontaneous...
Mapping and assessing ecosystem services in Europe's Overseas: A comparative analysis of MOVE case studies
26. Juli 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e87179 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e87179 Authors: Ina M. Sieber, Miriam Montero-Hidalgo, Jarumi Kato-Huerta, Paula Rendon, Fernando Santos-Martín, Davide Geneletti, Artur Gil, Ewan Trégarot, Erwann Lagabrielle, Carolina Parelho, Manuel Arbelo, Pieter van Beukering, Dan Bayley, Enrique Casas, Sem Duijndam, Esperance Cillaurren, Gilbert David, Aurelie Dourdain, Ricardo Haroun, Jean-Philippe Maréchal, Laura Martín García, Francisco Otero-Ferrer, Elena Palacios Nieto, Tara Pelembe, Marta Vergílio, Benjamin Burkhard Abstract: Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems...
Using Ocean Accounting towards an integrated assessment of ecosystem services and benefits within a coastal lake
12. Juli 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e81855 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e81855 Authors: Jordan Gacutan, Kirti Lal, Shanaka Herath, Coulson Lantz, Matthew Taylor, Ben Milligan Abstract: Coasts lie at the interface between terrestrial and marine environments, where complex interrelationships and feedbacks between environmental, social and economic factors provide a challenge for decision-making. The knowledge and data needed to link and measure these multiple domains are often highly fragmented and incoherent. Ocean Accounting provides a means to organise relevant ocean data into a common framework...
Future urban growth scenarios and ecosystem services valuation in the Tepic-Xalisco Metropolitan area, Mexico
11. Juli 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e84518 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e84518 Authors: Armando Avalos Jiménez, Fernando Flores Vilchez, Montserrat Gómez Delgado, Francisco Aguilera Benavente, Oyolsi Nájera González Abstract: Currently, there is a need to establish new territorial planning instruments focused on sustainable development. The simulation of spatial scenarios is an essential tool to evaluate different alternatives for urban planning. The objective of this work was to explore future urban growth through the analysis of landscape patterns and the economic quantification of ecosystem...
Towards a web tool for assessing the impact of climate change adaptation measures on heat stress at urban site level
06. Juli 2022 Review Article
One Ecosystem 7: e85559 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e85559 Authors: Patrycia Brzoska, Till Fügener, Uta Moderow, Astrid Ziemann, Christoph Schünemann, Janneke Westermann, Karsten Grunewald, Lisa Maul Abstract: In view of the increased frequency of heat events and their negative effects, principally in cities, many scholars and practitioners are focusing on ways of adapting to climate change. The urban population and, especially, vulnerable groups, are now being affected to such a degree that adaptation measures are deemed necessary. Clearly, the planning and implementation of...
Microbiome composition of disturbed soils from sandy-gravel mining complexes with different reclamation approaches
21. Juni 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e83756 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e83756 Authors: Anastasiia Kimeklis, Grigory Gladkov, Rustam Tembotov, Arina Kichko, Alexander Pinaev, Sergey Hosid, Evgeny Andronov, Evgeny Abakumov Abstract: Activities connected to mineral mining disrupt the soil layer and bring parent rock material to the surface. It leads to altering the environmental conditions and leaves behind vast areas of disturbed lands. Returning these lands to natural ecosystems is an important contemporary challenge, which can be acquired by reclamation practices. Soil microbiome composition...
Ecosystem condition underpins the generation of ecosystem services: an accounting perspective
08. Juni 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e81487 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e81487 Authors: Alessandra La Notte, Bálint Czúcz, Sara Vallecillo, Chiara Polce, Joachim Maes Abstract: There is a linkage between the condition of ecosystems and the services they provide. In the accounting framework set by the United Nations System of integrated Environmental Economic Accounting – Ecosystem Accounts (SEEA EA), two different sets of accounts assess and monitor ecosystem condition and ecosystem services, respectively. The former are reported as indicators in an asset account format, while the latter are...
Approach to user group-specific assessment of urban green spaces for a more equitable supply exemplified by the elderly population
18. Mai 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e83325 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e83325 Authors: Celina Stanley, Robert Hecht, Sercan Cakir, Patrycia Brzoska Abstract: The use of urban green spaces (UGS) depends on its quality, which is perceived very differently by diverse socio-demographic groups. In particular, elderly people have special demands on the UGS quality. It is essential to know these demands to create an equitable UGS supply. We present an approach to determining some qualitative aspects and the supply of cultural ecosystem services of diverse forms of UGS. This is realised by combining user...
Assessing ecosystem condition at the national level in Hungary - indicators, approaches, challenges
05. Mai 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e81543 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e81543 Authors: Eszter Tanács, Ákos Bede-Fazekas, Anikó Csecserits, Lívia Kisné Fodor, László Pásztor, Imelda Somodi, Tibor Standovár, András Zlinszky, Zita Zsembery, Ágnes Vári Abstract: The availability of robust and reliable spatial information on ecosystem condition is of increasing importance in informing conservation policy. Recent policy requirements have sparked a renewed interest in conceptual questions related to ecosystem condition and practical aspects like indicator selection, resulting in the emergence...
Guidelines and a supporting toolbox for parameterising key soil hydraulic properties in hydrological studies and broader integrated modelling
19. April 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e76410 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e76410 Authors: Nguyet Dang, Bethanna Jackson, Stephanie Tomscha, Linda Lilburne, Kremena Burkhard, Dung Duc Tran, Long Phi, Rubianca Benavidez Abstract: Information on soil hydraulic properties (e.g. soil moisture pressure relationships and hydraulic conductivity) is valuable for a wide range of disciplines including hydrology, ecology, environmental management and agriculture. However, this information is often not readily available as direct measurements are costly and time-consuming. Furthermore, as more complex...
Green balance in urban areas as an indicator for policy support: a multi-level application
Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e72685 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e72685 Authors: Grazia Zulian, Federica Marando, Lorenzo Mentaschi, Claudia Alzetta, Bettina Wilk, Joachim Maes Abstract: Green spaces are increasingly recognised as key elements in enhancing urban resilience as they provide several ecosystem services. Therefore, their implementation and monitoring in cities are crucial to meet sustainability targets.In this paper, we provide a methodology to compute an indicator that assesses changes in vegetation cover within Urban Green Infrastructure (UGI). Such an indicator is adopted as one...
U-shaped deep-learning models for island ecosystem type classification, a case study in Con Dao Island of Vietnam
14. Februar 2022 Research Article
One Ecosystem 7: e79160 DOI: 10.3897/oneeco.7.e79160 Authors: Kinh Bac Dang, Thi Ha Thanh Nguyen, Huu Duy Nguyen, Quang Hai Truong, Thi Phuong Vu, Hanh Nguyen Pham, Thi Thuy Duong, Van Trong Giang, Duc Minh Nguyen, Thu Huong Bui, Benjamin Burkhard Abstract: The monitoring of ecosystem dynamics utilises time and resources from scientists and land-use managers, especially in wetland ecosystems in islands that have been affected significantly by both the current state of oceans and human-made activities. Deep-learning models for natural and anthropogenic ecosystem type...