Ecosystem Services: In the Coastal Zone of the Nordic Countries
Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat, Miljø- og Økonomigruppen (MEG)Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat, Arbejdsgruppen for Terrestriske Økosystemer (TEG)2017 (English)Book (Other academic)
People are dependent on the ocean and coasts and their resources for their survival and well-being. Coastal ecosystems of the Nordic countries, such as kelp forests, blue mussel beds, eelgrass meadows and shallow bays and inlets, provide a number of supporting, provisioning, regulating, and cultural ecosystem services to both the local communities as well as the wider population who benefit from them. The study has focused on examining these coastal values through selected examples, and recommend possible applications and relevance for the management of the Nordic coastal areas and their resources. The project has also identified key gaps in the knowledge and suggests where further work should be emphasized.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Copenhagen: Nordisk Ministerråd, 2017. , 127 p.
TemaNord, ISSN 0908-6692 ; 2016:552
Research subject Environment; Marine environment; Animal life; Sustainable development; Barents Region; Baltic Sea Region
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-4719DOI: 10.6027/TN2016-552ISBN: 978-92-893-4747-1 (print)ISBN: 978-92-893-4748-8 (print)ISBN: 978-92-893-4749-5 (electronic)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-4719DiVA: diva2:1067839