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  • 5th annual international ESP conference A Community on Ecosystem Services
    International Association for Landscape Ecology


    Date: 31 Jul - 04 Aug 2012
    Country: United States of America
    City/State: Portland, Oregon
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5th annual international ESP conference

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): A Community on Ecosystem Services
International Association for Landscape Ecology

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 31 Jul - 04 Aug 2012 Location: United States of America (Portland, Oregon) Venue: The Doubletree Hotel Portland

Background

The main theme of the 5th annual Ecosystem Services Partnership conference is Ecosystem Services Come of Age: Linking Science, Policy, and Participation for Sustainable Human Well-Being. It will be divided into the following three sections:

Science: Quantifying, mapping, modeling and valuing ES
Policy: Institutions, governance & management of ES
Participation: Communicating, coordinating, and implementing ES

Work-groups

Small groups working over the course of two days (August 1-2), to solve a problem and implement the solutions. Working groups are intended to be transdisciplinary, including a diverse range of scientists, policy makers, communicators, and practitioners. The following are work-groups that are scheduled to be presented:

• Solutions to Mitigate Flood Risk and Benefit Ecosystems: Incorporating Ecosystems Services Tools and Methods

• Ecosystem Services in the context of Disaster Risk Reduction: Addressing Scientific Gaps and Improving Uptake

Event website: http://www.espconference.org/ESP_Conference/78806/5/0/60

Target Audience

Practitioners, educators, policy-makers, researchers

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