16. Ecosystem Services Design in Agriculture and Industry

  1. Marty D. Matlock and
  2. Robert A. Morgan

Published Online: 15 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949993.ch16

Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services

Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services

How to Cite

Matlock, M. D. and Morgan, R. A. (2011) Ecosystem Services Design in Agriculture and Industry, in Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949993.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470345146

Online ISBN: 9780470949993

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Keywords:

  • ecosystem services design in agriculture and industry - ecosystem service assessment, first step in ecological engineering projects;
  • framework, for assessing agricultural sustainability - from ecosystem services perspective, with measures of specific benefits;
  • sustainable agricultural production – and field-scale indicators;
  • salt balance index (SBI), simple and reasonable indicator of soil salinization - index, being soil- and crop-specific;
  • corridor nodes, ecosystem fragmentation - loss of cohesive corridors, critical for successful life strategies of species

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Agricultural Sustainability Indicators

  • Industrial Sustainability Metrics

  • References