MarES

Changing uses and values of marine ecosystem services in Arctic Norway

The main objectives

To investigate how global changes and human activities affect the use and importance of ecosystem services (ES) spatially and across groups of people, the main objective is;

Recognizing that global changes in climate and human activities may affect utilization of marine ecosystem services (ES) in the northernmost part of Norway. By providing reliable monetary and non-monetary values of marine ecosystem services in an amended cost-benefit analysis (CBA) framework and as input in bio-economic models the project aims to deliver improved tools for decision-making on trade-offs between different uses of marine ecosystem services spatially and across stakeholders.

Furthermore four secondary objectives have been identified:

Two overarching research questions will also be addressed;

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Presentations from the Northern Light Seminar 6-8.12.17


MarES – Changing uses and values of marine ecosystem services in Arctic Norway


Margrethe Aanesen
UiT The Arctic University of Norway

0047 776 44472
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