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Applying the ecosystem services concept in marine projects

Boerema, Annelies ; Moulaert, Ine ; Apitz, Sabine E. ; Hack, Jochen ; Boon, Arjen (2021)
Applying the ecosystem services concept in marine projects.
In: Terra et Aqua, 164
Article, Bibliographie

Abstract

A full consideration of ecosystem services (ES) impacts, interactions and improvements can result in more sustainable and adaptive solutions for dredging and marine construction projects. Furthermore, the benefits can be translated in monetary terms, providing returns on investment and highlighting the links between ecology and economy. For some however, the ES concept is too theoretical. This article seeks to show how the ES concept can actively be applied at any point during a project and the benefits of doing so. Its purpose is to provide a framework for integrated and interdisciplinary thinking throughout the different steps of the project cycle.

Item Type: Article
Erschienen: 2021
Creators: Boerema, Annelies ; Moulaert, Ine ; Apitz, Sabine E. ; Hack, Jochen ; Boon, Arjen
Type of entry: Bibliographie
Title: Applying the ecosystem services concept in marine projects
Language: English
Date: 17 September 2021
Publisher: IADC
Journal or Publication Title: Terra et Aqua
Volume of the journal: 164
URL / URN: https://www.iadc-dredging.com/article/applying-the-ecosystem...
Abstract:

A full consideration of ecosystem services (ES) impacts, interactions and improvements can result in more sustainable and adaptive solutions for dredging and marine construction projects. Furthermore, the benefits can be translated in monetary terms, providing returns on investment and highlighting the links between ecology and economy. For some however, the ES concept is too theoretical. This article seeks to show how the ES concept can actively be applied at any point during a project and the benefits of doing so. Its purpose is to provide a framework for integrated and interdisciplinary thinking throughout the different steps of the project cycle.

Divisions: 11 Department of Materials and Earth Sciences
11 Department of Materials and Earth Sciences > Earth Science
11 Department of Materials and Earth Sciences > Earth Science > Ecological Engineering
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2021 05:29
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