Main Outcomes

  • an overview of the state of ES mapping and assessment in EU member states;

  • a flexible methodology and tiered approach for ES mapping, valuation, accounting and assessment;

  • methods for developing high quality and consistent information on the condition of ecosystems and their services;

  • exemplar applications from selected representative case studies (agriculture, forestry, marine areas, others);

  • an online data sharing system for maps;

  • a set of practical policy recommendations;

  • a set of recommendations for the future development and implementation of related policies;

  • practical guidance, data and tools for using BD and ecosystem-related data in other policies.