Modelling and Mapping key Ecosystem Services. The case of Scotland

Authors and Affiliations: 

Alessandro Gimona, The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, UK
Laura Poggio,The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, UK
Andrea Baggio,The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, UK
Marie Castellazzi,The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, UK

Corresponding author: 
Alessandro Gimona

We illustrate the results of mapping key ecosystem services in Scotland. We highlight hotspots gaps and tradeoffs and suggest how to use them to improve spatial planning and the targeting of conservation incentives.


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