We are committed toward producing cutting edge science at the highest standard. The publications page demonstrates our ever growing library of peer reviewed papers produced by our members on a diverse range of aspects related to ecosystem services and natural concepts.


Published papers

Agarwala, M., Atkinson, G., Palmer Fry, B., Homewood, K., Mourato, S., Rowcliffe, M., Wallace, G., Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2014) Assessing the relationship between human wellbeing and ecosystem services: A review of frameworks. Conservation and Society 12, 437-449.


Bateman, I.J., Coombes, E., Fitzherbert, E., Binner, A., Bad’ura, T., Carbone, C., Fisher, B., Naidoo, R., Watkinson, A.R. (2015) Conserving tropical biodiversity via market forces and spatial targeting. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, 7408-7413.


Bayer, A.D., Pugh, T.A.M., Krause, A., Arneth, A.,(2015). Historical and future quantification of terrestrial carbon sequestration from a Greenhouse-Gas-Value perspective. Global Environmental Change 32, 153–164. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.03.004


Bierry, A., Quétier, F., Baptist, F., Wegener, L. & Lavorel, S. (2015) Apports potentiels du concept de services écosystémiques au dialogue territorial. Sciences, Eaux & Territoires,


Brändle, J.M., Langendijk G., Peter S., Brunner S.H. and Huber R. 2015. Sensitivity analysis of a land-use change model with and without agents to assess land abandonment and long-term reforestation in a Swiss mountain region. Land, 4: 475-512.


Bowles-Newark, N. J. (2014). Measuring ecosystem services: Guidance on developing ecosystem service indicators. UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, UK.


Brunner, S.H., Huber R. and Grêt-Regamey A. 2015. A backcasting approach for matching regional ecosystem services supply and demand. Environmental Modelling and Software, in press: doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.10.018.


Bullock, C., Hawe J. and Little D. 2014. Realising the ecosystem service value of native woodland in Ireland. New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science, in press.


Collen, W., T. Krause, L. Mundaca, and K. A. Nicholas. 2016. Building local institutions for national conservation programs: lessons for developing Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) programs. Ecology and Society 21(2):4.

Chazarin, F., Locatelli B. and Garay-Rodríguez M. 2014. Mitigación en la selva, adaptación en la sierra y la costa: ¿Oportunidades perdidas de sinergias frente al cambio climático en Perú? Ambiente y Desarrollo 18(35): 95-107. doi:10.11144/Javeriana.AyD18-35.msas


Collier, M.J. (2015) Novel ecosystems and social-ecological resilienceLandscape Ecology, 80(8), 1363-1369


Collier, M.J. (2015) Novel ecosystems and the emergence of cultural ecosystem services. Ecosystem Services, 9, 166-169


Colloff, M.J., Lavorel, S., Wise, R.M., Dunlop, M., Overton, I.C. & Williams, K.J. (2016) Adaptation services of floodplains and wetlands under transformational climate change. Ecological Applications, in press.


Derkzen, M.L., van Teeffelen, A.J.A., Verburg, P.H. Quantifying urban ecosystem services based on high-resolution data of urban green space: an assessment for Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52, 1020-1032, 2015.


Fader, M., Von Bloh W., Shi S., Bondeau A. and Cramer W. 2015. Modelling Mediterranean agroecosystems by including agricultural trees in the LPJmL model Geoscientific Model Development 8:3545-3561, doi: 10.5194/gmd-8-3545-2015


Felipe-Lucia, M., Martín-López, B., Lavorel, S., Berraquero-Díaz, L., Escalera-Reyes, J. & Comín, F.A. (2015) Ecosystem services flows: why stakeholders’ power relationships matter. PLosOne,


Frascaria-Lacoste N., Hay J., Martin G. and Pioch S. (Eds.): Restaurer la nature pour atténuer les impacts du développement. Analyse des mesures compensatoires pour la biodiversité, Collection Repères, Edition Quae, Paris, France, 320 pp. ISBN 978-2-7592-2290-2.


Gaucherand, S., Schwoertzig E., Clément J.C., Johnson B. and Quétier F. 2015. The cultural dimensions of freshwater wetland assessments: lessons learned from the application of US rapid assessment methods in France. Environmental Management 56(1), 245-259.


Gaveau, D.L.A., Salim M.A., Hergoualc'h K., Locatelli B. et al., 2014. Major atmospheric emissions from peat fires in Southeast Asia during non-drought years: evidence from the 2013 Sumatran fires. Nature Sci Rep 4:6112. doi:10.1038/srep06112


Hermelingmeier, V., & Nicholas, K. A. (2017). Identifying Five Different Perspectives on the Ecosystem Services Concept Using Q Methodology. Ecological Economics, 136, 255-265.


Imbach, P., Locatelli B., Zamora J.C., Fung E., Calderer L., Molina L. and Ciais P. 2015. Impacts of climate change on ecosystem hydrological services of Central America: Water availability. In: Climate change impacts on tropical forests in Central America: An ecosystem service perspective. Chiabai A. (ed.). Earthscan, Routledge, New York, pp.65-90.


Jacob, C., Quétier F., Aronson J., Pioch S. and Levrel H. 2015. Vers une politique française de compensation des impacts sur la biodiversité plus efficace : défis et perspectives. VertigO - la revue électronique en sciences de l'environnement [En ligne], Hors-série 20 | Décembre, mis en ligne le 12 janvier 2015, consulté le 23 janvier 2015.


Janse J.H., Jeppesen E., Jöhnk K.D., Kneis D., Kong X., Kuiper J.J., Lehmann M.K., Lemmen C., Özkundakci D., Petzoldt T, Rinke K., Robson B.J., Sachse R., Schep S.A, Schmid M., Scholten H., Teurlincx S., Trolle D., Troost T.A., Van Dam A.A., Van Gerven L.P.A., Weijerman M., Wells S.A. and Mooij W.M. 2015. Exploring, exploiting and evolving diversity of aquatic ecosystem models: a community perspective. Aquatic Ecology, 49, 513-548. doi: 10.1007/s10452-015-9544-1.


Karp, D.S., Tallis H., Sachse R., Halpern B., Thonicke K., Cramer W., Mooney H., Polasky S., Tietjen B., Waha K., Walz A. and Wolny S. 2015. National indicators for observing ecosystem service change, Global Environmental Change, Volume 35, November 2015, Pages 12-21, ISSN 0959-3780,

Klara J. Winkler, Kimberly A. Nicholas, More than wine: Cultural ecosystem services in vineyard landscapes in England and California, Ecological Economics, Volume 124, April 2016, Pages 86-98, ISSN 0921-8009,

Klein, T.M., Celio E. and Grêt-Regamey A. 2015. Ecosystem services visualization and communication: A demand analysis approach for designing information and conceptualizing decision support systems. In: Ecosystem Services 13 (Special Issue: Best Practices for Mapping Ecosystem Services), p. 173-183.


Koetse MJ, Brouwer R, (2015), Reference Dependence Effects on WTA and WTP Value Functions and Their DisparityEnvironmental and Resource Economics, available online 12 May 2015, doi: 10.1007/s10640-015-9920-2.


Kongsager, R., Locatelli B. and Chazarin F., 2015. Addressing climate change mitigation andadaptation together: A global assessment of agriculture and forestry projects. EnvironmentalManagement. doi:10.1007/s00267-015-0605-y Labrière,


Lee, H and Lautenbach, S. (2016) A quantitative review of relationships between ecosystem services, Ecological Indicators, vol.66, pp. 340-351, 


Lautenbach, S., Jungandreas, A., Blanke, J., Lehsten, V., Mühlner, S., Kühn, I., & Volk, M. (2017). Trade-offs between plant species richness and carbon storage in the context of afforestation–Examples from afforestation scenarios in the Mulde Basin, Germany. Ecological Indicators, 73, 139-155.


Lavorel, S., Bayer, A., Bondeau, A., Lautenbach, S., Ruiz-Frau, A., Schulp, N., ... & Arneth, A. (2017). Pathways to bridge the biophysical realism gap in ecosystem services mapping approaches. Ecological Indicators, 74, 241-260


Lavorel, S., Colloff, M., McIntyre, S., Doherty, M., Murphy, H., Metcalfe, D., Dunlop, M., Williams, D., Wise, R. & Williams, K. (2015) Ecological mechanisms underpinning climate adaptation services. Global Change Biology, 21, 12-31.


Locatelli, B., Catterall C.P., Imbach P., Kumar C., Lasco R., Marín-Spiotta E., Mercer B., Powers J.S., Schwartz N. and Uriarte M. 2015. Tropical reforestation and climate change: Beyond carbon.Restoration Ecology 23(4): 337-343. doi:10.1111/rec.12209


Locatelli, B., Fedele G., Fayolle V. and Baglee A. 2015. Synergies between adaptation andmitigation in climate change finance. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management 8(1)


Locatelli, B., Imbach B. and Wunder S. 2014. Synergies and trade-offs between ecosystem services in Costa Rica. Environmental Conservation 41(1): 27-36. doi:10.1017/S0376892913000234


Locatelli, B., Pavageau C., Pramova E. and Di Gregorio M. 2015. Integrating climate change mitigation and adaptation in agriculture and forestry: Opportunities and trade-offs. WIREs Climate Change 6(6): 585-598. doi:10.1002/wcc.357


Loucougaray, G., Dobremez, L., Gos, P., Pauthenet, Y., Nettier, B. & Lavorel, S. (2015) Assessing the effects of grassland management on forage production and environmental quality to identify paths to ecological intensification in mountain grasslands. Environmental Management, in press.


Marbà M, Arias-Ortiz A, Masqué P, Kendrick GA, Mazarrasa I, Bastyan GR, Garcia-Orellana J and Duarte CM.  2015. Impact of seagrass loss and subsequent revegetation on carbon sequestration and stocksJournal of Ecology, 103 (2): 296–302. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12370.


Marbà N, Díaz-Almela E, Duarte CM. 2014. Mediterranean seagrass (Posidonia oceanica) loss between 1842 and 2009Biological Conservation 176: 183–190


Mazarrasa, I., Marbà, N., Lovelock, C.E., Serrano, O., Lavery, P.S., Fourqurean, J.W., Kennedy, H., Mateo, M.A., Krause-Jensen, D., Steven, A.D.L., & Duarte, C.M. Seagrass meadows as a globally significant carbonate reservoirBiogeosciences, 12, 4993-5003, 2015.


Mupepele, A. C., & Dormann, C. F. (2016). Environmental management: Synthesize evidence to steer decisions. Nature, 529(7587), 466-466.


Mupepele, A. C., Walsh, J. C., Sutherland, W. J., & Dormann, C. F. (2016). An evidence assessment tool for ecosystem services and conservation studies. Ecological Applications.


Laumonier Y, Locatelli B., Vieilledent G. and Comptour M. (2015) Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity in a Rapidly Transforming Landscape in Northern Borneo. PLOS ONE 10(10): e0140423. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140423


Oteros-Rozas, E., Martín-López, B., Daw, T., Bohensky, E., Butler, J., Hill, R., Martin-Ortega, J., Quinlan, A., Ravera, F., Ruiz-Mallén, I., Thyresson, M., Mistry, J., Palomo, I., Peterson, G., Plieninger, T., Waylen, K., Beach, D., Bohnet, I., Hamann, M., Hanspach, J., Hubacek, K., Lavorel, S. & Vilardy, S. (2015) Participatory scenario-planning in place-based social-ecological research: insights and experiences from 23 case studiesEcology & Society, in press.


Pedrono, M., Locatelli B., Ezzine de Blas D., Pesche D., Morand S. and Binot A. 2015. Impact of Climate Change on Ecosystem Services. In: Climate Change and Agriculture Worldwide.Torquebiau E. (ed.). Springer and Quae, Dordrecht NL and Montpellier FR, pp.251-261. doi:10.1007/978-94-017-7462-8_19. ISBN 978-94-017-7460-4


Quétier, F., Van Teeffelen A.J.A., Pilgrim, J.D., von Hase, A. and ten Kate K. 2015. Biodiversity offsets are one solution to unmitigated biodiversity loss – a response to Curran et al. Ecological Applications 25, 1739-1741.


Schetke,S. Lee ,H. Graf,W. Lautenbach,S (in press): Application of the ecosystem service concept for climate protection in Germany, Ecosystem Services doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2016.12.0175.   


Schmidt, K., Walz, A., Jones, I., & Metzger, M. J. 2016. The Sociocultural Value of Upland Regions in the Vicinity of Cities in Comparison With Urban Green Spaces. Mountain Research and Development, 36(4), 465-474.  


Schmidt, K., Walz, A., & R. Sachse. 2016. Current role of social benefits in ecosystem service assessments. Landscape and Urban Planning 149, 49-64. 


Scholte, S.S.K., van Teeffelen, A.J.A., & Verburg, P.H. (2015) Integrating socio-cultural perspectives into ecosystem service valuation: A review of concepts and methods. Ecological Economics, 114, 67-78. doi:


Schulp, C.J.E., B. Burkhard, J. Maes, J. van Vliet, and P.H. Verburg, (2014) Uncertainties in Ecosystem Service Maps: A Comparison on the European Scale. PLoS ONE, 2014. 9(10): p. e109643.


Schulp, C.J.E., Burkhard B., Maes J., van Vliet J., and Verburg P.H. 2014. Uncertainties in Ecosystem Service Maps: A Comparison on the European ScalePLoS ONE. 9(10): p. e109643.


Schulp, C.J.E., Lautenbach S. and Verburg P.H. 2014. Quantifying and mapping ecosystem services: Demand and supply of pollination in the European UnionEcological Indicators. 36: p. 131-141


Schulp, C.J.E., W. Thuiller, and P.H. Verburg (2014), Wild food in Europe: A synthesis of knowledge and data of terrestrial wild food as an ecosystem serviceEcological Economics, 2014. 105(C): p. 292-305.


Stürck, J., Schulp, C.J.E., Verburg, P.H. (2015) Spatio-temporal dynamics of regulating ecosystem services in Europe – The role of past and future land use changeApplied Geography, 63, 121-135.


Thuy, P.T., Moeliono M., Locatelli B., Brockhaus M., Di Gregorio M., and Mardiah S. 2014. Integration of adaptation and mitigation in climate change and forest policies in Indonesia and Vietnam. Forests 5(8), 2016-2036. doi:10.3390/f5082016


van Katwijk, M; Thorhaug, A; Marbà, N; Orth, R; Duarte, C M; Kendrick, G A; Althuizen, I; Balestri, E; Bernard, G; Cambridge, M; Cunha, A; Durance, C; Giesen, W; Han, Q; Hosokawa, S; Kiswara, W; Komatsu, T; Lardicci, C; Lee, KS; Seven more coauthors. (2016) Global analysis of seagrass restoration: the importance of large-scale planting. Journal of Applied Ecology, in press


Van Teeffelen AJA, Opdam P, Watzold F, Hartig F, Johst K, Drechsler M, C. C. Vos, S. Wissel and F. Quétier. 2014 Ecological and economic conditions and associated institutional challenges for conservation banking in dynamic landscapesLandscape and Urban Planning130:64-72.


Van Teeffelen, A., Meller L., van Minnen J., Vermaat J. and Cabeza M. 2015. How climate proof is the European Union’s biodiversity policy? Regional Environmental Change.15(6):997-1010.


Van Teeffelen, A.J.A., Opdam P., Watzold F., Hartig F., Johst K., Drechsler M., et al. 2014. Ecological and economic conditions and associated institutional challenges for conservation banking in dynamic landscapesLandscape and Urban Planning. 2014;130:64-72.


Van Zanten BT, Verburg PH, Koetse MJ, Van Beukering PJH, 2014, Preferences for European Agrarian Landscapes: A Meta-Analysis of Case StudiesLandscape and Urban Planning 132, 89–101.


Van Zanten BT, Zasada I, Koetse MJ, Ungaro F, Häfner K, Verburg PH, 2015, A Comparative Study of Visitor's Visual Preferences in a Dutch and German Agricultural Landscape, Ecosystem Services (in press).


Violle, C., Choler, P., Borgy, B., Garnier, E., Amiaud, B., Debarros, G., Diquelou, S., Gachet, S., Jolivet, C., Kattge, J., Lavorel, S., Lemauviel-Lavenant, S., Loranger, J., Mikolajczak, A., Munoz, F., Olivier, J. & Viovy, N. (2015) Vegetation Ecology meets Ecosystem Science: permanent grasslands as a functional biogeography case study. Science of the Total Environment, 534.


Walz, A., A. Grêt-Regamey and S. Lavorel. 2016. Social valuation of ecosystem services in mountain regions. Regional Environmental Change 16: 1985-1987. 


Wolff, S., Schulp, C.J.E., Verburg, P.H. Mapping ecosystem services demand: A review of current research and future perspectives. Ecological Indicators, 55, 159-171, 2015.