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Wetland Assessment Methods: Integrated Assessment

  • Charlie J. Stratford
  • J. Owen Mountford
  • Rob Price
  • Caroline Steel
  • Mark Tarttelin
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Abstract

It is recognised that wetland habitats have the potential to provide a wide range of useful functions that support human wellbeing. In order to meet the combined needs of habitat conservation and ecosystem service delivery, it is necessary to consider wetlands in a broad context. Integrated assessment aims to develop and address multidisciplinary questions through coordinated surveys of biodiversity, livelihoods and economic valuation. Interactions between aspects are identified and assessment reporting is integrated where possible.

Keywords

Integrated assessment Management Environmental indicators 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charlie J. Stratford
    • 1
  • J. Owen Mountford
    • 1
    • 5
  • Rob Price
    • 2
  • Caroline Steel
    • 3
  • Mark Tarttelin
    • 4
  1. 1.Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh GiffordWallingford, OxfordshireUK
  2. 2.Environment Agency, Nene HouseBristolUK
  3. 3.Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, HorncastleLincolnshireUK
  4. 4.Wild Planet Ltd.LincolnshireUK
  5. 5.NERC Centre for Ecology and HydrologyWiltshireUK

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