Benchmarking ecosystem conditions

Noralene Uy, Rajib Shaw

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Abstract

Benchmarking ecosystem conditions is a prerequisite to any investigation of ecological systems. It provides a description or better understanding of the system under study. This chapter discusses ecological indicators and the conceptual approaches to ecosystem assessment. It introduces a case study on participatory ecosystem resilience assessment in Infanta, Philippines.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEcosystem-Based Adaptation
EditorsNoralene Uy, Rajib Shaw
Pages177-195
Number of pages19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameCommunity, Environment and Disaster Risk Management
Volume12
ISSN (Print)2040-7262
ISSN (Electronic)2040-7270

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Keywords

  • Ecosystem assessment
  • Ecosystem resilience assessment
  • Participatory assessment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science (miscellaneous)
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

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Uy, N., & Shaw, R. (2012). Benchmarking ecosystem conditions. In N. Uy, & R. Shaw (Eds.), Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (pp. 177-195). (Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management; Vol. 12). https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-7262(2012)0000012015