The Ecosystem Service Concept: Linking Ecosystems and Human Wellbeing

  • Matthias SchröterEmail author
  • Irene Ring
  • Christoph Schröter-Schlaack
  • Aletta Bonn


Which ecosystem services are addressed? General introduction to the ecosystem service concept.


Concept Components Cascade Boundary object Conservation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Schröter
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Irene Ring
    • 3
  • Christoph Schröter-Schlaack
    • 4
  • Aletta Bonn
    • 1
    • 2
    • 5
  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.International Institute (IHI) ZittauTechnische Universität DresdenZittauGermany
  4. 4.Department of EconomicsHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZLeipzigGermany
  5. 5.Institute of BiodiversityFriedrich Schiller University JenaJenaGermany

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