Economics – Ecosystem services

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Corporate responsibility development paths [leaders, laggards] in the US forest sector. 2016. Arminen et al. Forestry.

Sustainability and development. 2016. Barbier. Annual Review Resource Econ.

Forests, Business and Sustainability. 2016. Panwar et al. Routledge.

Forest Value Chain Optimization and Sustainability. 2016. D’Amours et al. CRC Press.

Voluntary Conservation: A Return on Investment Framework for the Private Sector. 2017. Boyd and Epanchin-Niell. Resources.

The challenge of valuing ecosystem services that have no material benefits. 2017. Munday and Durance. Global Environ Change.

Ecosystem Goods and Services  

National Ecosystem Services Classification System (NESCS): Framework Design and Policy Application. 2015. US Environ Protection Agency.

Bundling forest ecosystem services for FSC certification: An analysis of stakeholder adaptability. 2016. Jaung et al. Internat Forestry Review.

Seeing the forest for its multiple ecosystem services: indicators for cultural services in heterogeneous forests. 2016.  Sutherland et al. Ecol Indicators.

Bundling Forest Ecosystem Services for FSC Certification: An Analysis of Stakeholder Adaptability. 2016. Jaung et al. Internat Forestry Review.

Biodiversity and ecosystem services in forest ecosystems: a research agenda for applied forest ecology. 2017. Mori et al. J Applied Ecol.

Incorporating Sociocultural Phenomena into Ecosystem-Service Valuation: The Importance of Critical Pluralism. 2017. van Riper et al. BioSci.

Description of the General Equilibrium Model of Ecosystem Services (GEMES). 2017. Warziniack et al. US-FS Rocky Mtn Research Stn. OTHER KEYWDS: economics

Divergent trends in ecosystem services under different climate-management futures in a fire-prone forest landscape. 2017. Halofsky et al. Climatic Chg.

Understanding Ecosystem Service Preferences across Residential Classifications near Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington (USA). 2017. Williams et al. Forests.    

Applying the ecosystem services concept to public lands management. 2013. Kline et al. Agric Resource Econ Review.

Payments for ecosystem services from forests. 2014. Alix-Garcia and Wolff. Annual Review Resource Econ.

[US] Federal Resource Management and Ecosystem Services Guidebook. 2014. Duke U.

Proposal for Increasing Consistency When Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Decision Making. 2016. Olander et al. Duke U. View PDF

Visual Quality on Alberni Inlet. 2016. BC Forest Practices Board. OTHER KEYWDS: ecosystem goods and services.

Consequences of mountain pine beetle outbreak on forest ecosystem services in western Canada. 2016. Dhar et al. CJFR.

Seeing the forest for its multiple ecosystem services: Indicators for cultural services in heterogeneous forests. 2016. Sutherland et al. Ecol Indicators.

A Guide to Historical Data Sets for Reconstructing Ecosystem Service Change over Time. 2016. Tomscha et al. BioSci.

Forest Stewardship Council certification for forest ecosystem services: An analysis of stakeholder adaptability. 2016. Jaung et al. Forest Policy Econ.

Valuation of First Nations peoples’ social, cultural, and land use activities using life satisfaction approach. 2016. Kant et al. Forest Policy Econ.

Biodiversity and ecosystem services in environmental profit and loss accounts. 2016. Chaplin-Kramer and Green. U of Cambridge. Download the working paper.

Handbook on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Impact Assessment. 2016. Geneletti. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Divergence of ecosystem services in US National Forests and Grasslands under a changing climate. 2016. Duan et al. Sci Rpts.

What People Value: An Ecosystem Services Approach to Managing Public Lands. 2016. Deal et al. US-FS PNW Research Stn.

Integrating ecosystem services into [US] national Forest Service policy and operations. 2017. Deal et al. US-FS, PNW Research Stn.

Forest carbon offsets and carbon emissions trading: Problems of contracting. 2017. van Kooten. Forest Policy Econ.

Economics – Ecosystem Services

Community forests, community benefits: The economic contributions of Community Forests to rural communities. 2017. Southern Interior Beetle Action Coalition and BC Cmmty Forests Assn.  SIBAC-Community-Forests-Community-Benefits-Final-Report-1.pdf

Putting a Value on the Ecosystem Services Provided by Forests in Canada: Case Studies on Natural Capital and Conservation. 2017.  TD Economics and Nature Conservancy of Canada. OTHER KEYWDS: Coastal forests, Columbia forests.

National and Community Market Contributions of [US] Wilderness. 2017. Hjerpe et al. Society and Natural Resources.

Using life cycle assessment to evaluate the sustainability of BC’s forest-based economy. 2016. Mahalle et al. BC Govt, Tech Rpt.

Applying personal carbon trading: a proposed ‘Carbon, Health and Savings System’ for BC, Canada. 2017. Guzman and Clapp. Climate Policy.

“Conservation Reconsidered” Turns 50: The Environmental Turn in Natural Resource Economics. 2017. Banzhaf. Resources.

Valuing a Lagging Externality: Loss of the Water Purification Service of Temperate Coastal Rainforests. 2017. Knowler et al. Water Econ and Policy. OTHER KEYWDS: roads

Dynamic and Stochastic Resource Economics: Essays on Biodiversity, Invasive Species, Joint Systems, and Regulation. 2014. Batabyal. World Sci Publishing.

The Oxford handbook of forest resource economics. 2014. Duke and Wu. Oxford U Press.

Welfare, wealth and sustainability. 2016. Irwin et al. Annual Review Resource Econ.

Early Pioneers in Natural Resource Economics. 2016. Brown et al. Annual Review Resource Econ.

The Economics of Forest Carbon Offsets. 2016. van Kooten and Johnston. Annual Review Resource Econ.

Willingness to pay for ecosystem conservation in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest: a choice modeling study. 2016. Hjerpe and Hussain. Ecol and Society.

Arrested Development? The Promises and Paradoxes of “Selling Nature to Save It”. 2016. Dempsey and Suarez. Annals American Assn Geographers.

Cost to produce carbon credits through fluctuating harvest levels in BC, Canada. 2016. Man et al. CJFR.

Conservation Planning: A Review of Return on Investment Analysis. 2016. Boyd et al. Review Environ Econ Policy.

Defining Ecosystem Assets [scenic views] for Natural Capital Accounting. 2016. Hein et al. PLoS ONE.

Effect of forest cover on water treatment costs. 2016. Warziniack et al. American Water Works Assn et al.

Economic Outcomes from the US Forest Service Eastside [Oregon] Strategy. 2016. White et al. U of OR. OTHER KEYWDS: restoration, employment

Economic Development and Public Lands: The Roles of Community-Based Organizations. 2016. Davis et al. U of OR. OTHER KEYWDS: stewardship, conservation, restoration.

The potential rural development impacts of utilizing non-merchantable forest biomass. 2017. Crandell et al. Forest Policy Econ.

An exploration of tools and methodologies for valuation of biodiversity and biodiversity resources and functions. 2007. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Tech Series no. 28. Link.

A financial analysis of establishing poplar plantations for carbon offsets using Alberta and BC’s afforestation protocols. 2015. Anderson, J. et al. CJFR 45(2): 217-225. Link.

A lack of response of the financial behaviors of biodiversity conservation non-profits to changing economic conditions. 2014. Larson, E. et al. Ecol and Evolution 4(23): 4429-4443. Link.

A protocol for eliciting nonmaterial values through a cultural ecosystem services frame. 2015. Gould, R. et al. Conserv Biol 29(2): 575–586. Link.

A Survey-Based Assessment of Cattle Producers’ Adaptation to Climate Change in BC, Canada. 2015. Cox, M. et al. Rangeland Ecol and Mgmt 68(2): 119-130. Link.

Carbon Markets: Past, Present, and Future. 2014. Newell, R. et al. Annual Review of Resource Econ 6: 191-215. Link.

Comparing instrumental and deliberative paradigms underpinning the assessment of social values for cultural ecosystem services. 2014. Raymond, C. et al. Ecol Econ 107: 145-156. Link. 

Contextualising site factors for feasibility analysis. 2014. Currie, R. et al. J of Environ Planning and Mgmt 57(10): 1484-1496. Link.

Cost-effective global conservation spending is robust to taxonomic group. 2008. Bode, M. et al. PNAS Early Edition. Link

Cost to produce Carbon credits by reducing the harvest level in BC, Canada. 2015. Man, C. et al. Forest Policy and Econ 52:9-17. Link.

Cultivation of Mediterranean species of Tuber (Tuberaceae) in BC, Canada. 2014. Berch, S. and G. Bonito. Mycorrhiza 24(6): 473-479. Link.

Developing Markets for Forest Environmental Services: An Opportunity for Promoting Equity While Securing Efficiency? 2002. Landell-Mills, N. Philosophical Transactions: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 360(1797): 1817-1825. Link.

Economic Impacts of Non-residential Wildlife Watching in the US. 2015. Sun, C. et al. Forest Sci 61(1): 46-54. Link.

Economics of wildlife tourism. 2004. Tisdell, C. and C. Wilson. IN: Wildlife tourism: Impacts, mgmt and planning: Chapter 8: 145-163. Link.

Forest genomics research and development in Canada: Priorities for developing an economic framework. 2015. Porth, I. et al. Forestry Chronicle 91(1): 60-70. Link.

Information, wildlife valuation, conservation: Experiments and policy. 2006. Tisdell, C. and C. Wilson. Contemporary Economic Policy 24: 144-159. Link.

New linkages for protected areas: Making them worth conserving and restoring. 2006. Figueroa, E. and J. Aronson. J for Nature Conserv 14(3-4): 225-232.  Link.

Payment for Environmental Services: Hypotheses and Evidence. 2013. Alston, L. et al. Annual Review of Resource Econ 5: 139-159. Link.

Perception, acquisition and use of ecosystem services: Human behavior, and ecosystem management and policy implications. 2014. Asah, S. et al. Ecosystem Services 10: 180-186. Link.

Quantifying and monetizing potential climate change policy impacts on terrestrial ecosystem carbon storage and wildfires in the US. 2014. Mills, D. et al. Climatic Chg: Open Access. Link.

The Economics of Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement. 2014. Shimshack, J. Annual Review of Resource Econ 6: 339-360.  QUOTE: Without monitoring and enforcement, environmental laws are largely nonbinding guidance. Link.

The economic value of ecological stability. 2003. Armsworth, P. and J. Roughgarden. PNAS 100: 7147-7151. Link.

The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services. 2007. Ruhl, J. et al. Island Press. Link.


What matters and why? Ecosystem services and their bundled qualities. 2014. Klain, S. et al. Ecol Econ 107: 310-320. Link.

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