Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

A triage approach to improve the relevance of marine ecosystem services assessments

Abstract : Ecosystem services assessments are increasingly being used to inform marine policy and planning. These assessments involve significant time, effort, and expertise. It is important at the outset to determine which of many ecosystem services should be quantified and which measures of ecological output, economic impact, or value should be assessed. Furthermore, the literature shows that in practice such assessments are unevenly applied and rarely used effectively in decision-making processes. We develop a structured decision-making approach, called a triage, to assess what types of ecosystem services should be assessed to improve the uptake and usefulness of such information in marine planning. Two case studies, in France and the United Kingdom, provide examples of the application of the triage approach. © The Authors 2015.
Document type :
Journal articles
Complete list of metadata

https://hal.univ-brest.fr/hal-01726741
Contributor : Lisa Malguy Connect in order to contact the contributor
Submitted on : Monday, September 6, 2021 - 4:27:01 PM
Last modification on : Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 12:09:02 AM

File

m530p183.pdf
Publisher files allowed on an open archive

Licence


Distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Identifiers

Collections

Citation

Linwood Pendleton, Rémi Mongruel, N. Beaumont, T. Hooper, M. Charles. A triage approach to improve the relevance of marine ecosystem services assessments. Marine Ecology Progress Series, Inter Research, 2015, 530, pp.183-193. ⟨10.3354/meps11111⟩. ⟨hal-01726741⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

408

Files downloads

95