The Risk to Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services: A Framework for the Atlas of Ecosystem Services

  • Matthias SchröterEmail author
  • Christian Kuhlicke
  • Johannes Förster
  • Cornelia Baessler
  • Aletta Bonn


Our framework (Fig. 1.1) depicts different components of a dynamic in which ecosystem services are provided and managed [1]. The impact of on ecosystems can lead to a loss of ecological processes and properties, which are the basis for the provision of ecosystem services to society.


Social-ecological system Drivers Trade-offs Risk Resilience 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Schröter
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Christian Kuhlicke
    • 3
    • 4
    • 2
  • Johannes Förster
    • 5
  • Cornelia Baessler
    • 6
  • Aletta Bonn
    • 1
    • 2
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Ecosystem ServicesHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZLeipzigGermany
  2. 2.German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-LeipzigLeipzigGermany
  3. 3.Department Urban and Environmental SociologyHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZLeipzigGermany
  4. 4.Institute of GeographyUniversity of PotsdamPotsdamGermany
  5. 5.Department Environmental PoliticsHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZLeipzigGermany
  6. 6.Department of Community EcologyHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZHalleGermany
  7. 7.Institute of BiodiversityFriedrich Schiller University JenaJenaGermany

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