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Ecosystem services
Value of ecosystem functions in supporting, sustaining, or enriching human life.
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PDF A spatial analysis of cultural ecosystem service valuation by regional stakeholders in Florida: a coastal application of the social values for ecosystem services (SolVES) tool [More info]
Research project to close gaps in our knowledge about the attitudes and perceptions, or nonmonetary values, held by coastal residents for ecosystem services, particularly for cultural services.
PDF Effects of Hydrocarbon Extraction on Landscapes of the Appalachian Basin [More info]
Landscape changes in ground disturbance, land use and land cover, condition of forests, temperature, albedo, and others may have effects on the ecosystem that need to be understood as natural resources are discovered and exploited.
Science from genes to landscapes [More info]
Explains USGS scientific research and monitoring activities focused on ecosystems, with examples from emerging diseases, invasive species, rangeland fire, and the complex interactions among organisms and human activities.
PDF Social and Economic Analysis Branch: integrating policy, social, economic, and natural science [More info]
Describes the purpose and current research of this organizational unit that integrates social, behavioral, economic, and natural science in the context of human-natural resource interactions.
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