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Key insights for the future of urban ecosystem services research
Kremer, Peleg (Villanova University. Department of Geography and the Environment)
Hamstead, Zoé (Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy)
Haase, Dagmar (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Department of Geography)
McPhearson, Timon (The New School. Urban Ecology Laboratory)
Frantzeskaki, Niki (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. Dutch Research Institute For Transitions)
Andersson, Erik (Stockholm Resilience Centre)
Kabisch, Nadja (Helmholtz Zentrum für Umweltforschung)
Larondelle, Neele (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Department of Geography)
Rall, Emily L. (Technische Universität München)
Voigt, Annette (Alpen-Adria-Universität. Department of Geography and Regional Studies)
Baró Porras, Francesc (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Bertram, Christine (Universität Kiel. Institut für Weltwirtschaft)
Gómez-Baggethun, Erik (Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Department of International Environment and Development Studies)
Hansen, Rieke (Technische Universität München)
Kaczorowska, Anna (Chalmers tekniska högskola)
Kain, Jaan-Henrik (Chalmers tekniska högskola)
Kronenberg, Jakub (Uniwersytet Łódzki)
Langemeyer, Johannes (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Pauleit, Stephan (Technische Universität München)
Rehdanz, Katrin (Universität Kiel. Institut für Weltwirtschaft)
Schewenius, Maria (Stockholm Resilience Centre)
van Ham, Chantal (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources)
Wurster, Daniel (Stockholm Resilience Center)
Elmqvist, Thomas (Stockholm Resilience Center)

Date: 2016
Abstract: Understanding the dynamics of urban ecosystem services is a necessary requirement for adequate planning, management, and governance of urban green infrastructure. Through the three-year Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (URBES) research project, we conducted case study and comparative research on urban biodiversity and ecosystem services across seven cities in Europe and the United States. Reviewing > 50 peer-reviewed publications from the project, we present and discuss seven key insights that reflect cumulative findings from the project as well as the state-of-the-art knowledge in urban ecosystem services research. The insights from our review indicate that cross-sectoral, multiscale, interdisciplinary research is beginning to provide a solid scientific foundation for applying the ecosystem services framework in urban areas and land management. Our review offers a foundation for seeking novel, nature-based solutions to emerging urban challenges such as wicked environmental change issues.
Note: Unidad de excelencia María de Maeztu MdM-2015-0552
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció EC/FP7/266546
Rights: Tots els drets reservats
Language: Anglès
Document: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Subject: Biodiversity ; Social-ecological systems ; Urban ecology ; Urban ecosystem services ; Urban green infrastructure ; Urban liveability ; Urban planning
Published in: Ecology and society, Vol. 21 issue 2 (2016) , art. 29, ISSN 1708-3087

DOI: 10.5751/ES-08445-210229

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