Qualitative impact assessment of land management interventions on Ecosystem Services (“QEIA”). Report 3.7: Cultural Services

Short, Christopher J ORCID: 0000-0003-0429-1143, Dwyer, Janet C ORCID: 0000-0002-2332-9832, Fletcher, David, Gaskell, Peter ORCID: 0000-0001-8830-5252, Goodenough, Alice ORCID: 0000-0003-0862-2894, Urquhart, Julie ORCID: 0000-0001-5000-4630, McGowan, A J, Jones, L and Emmett, B A (2023) Qualitative impact assessment of land management interventions on Ecosystem Services (“QEIA”). Report 3.7: Cultural Services. Technical Report. Defra.

13750 Short, Dwyer, Gaskell, Goodenough, Urquhart (2023) Qualitative impact assessment of land management interventions... 'QEIA' - Report 3.7 - Cultural Services.pdf - Published Version
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The focus of this project was to provide a rapid qualitative assessment of land management interventions on Ecosystem Services (ES) proposed for inclusion in Environmental Land Management (ELM) schemes. This involved a review of the current evidence base by ten expert teams drawn from the independent research community in a consistent series of ten Evidence Reviews. These reviews were undertaken rapidly at Defra’s request and together captured more than 2000 individual sources of evidence. These reviews were then used to inform an Integrated Assessment (IA) to provide a more accessible summary of these evidence reviews with a focus on capturing the actions with the greatest potential magnitude of change for the intended ES and their potential co-benefits and trade-offs across the Ecosystem Services and Ecosystem Services Indicators. The final IA table captured scores for 741 actions across 8 Themes, 33 ES and 53 ES-indicators. This produced a total possible matrix of 39,273 scores. It should be noted that this piece of work is just one element of the wider underpinning work Defra has commissioned to support the development of the ELM schemes. The project was carried out in two phases with the environmental and provisioning services commissioned in Phase 1 and cultural and regulatory services in a follow-on Phase 2. Due to the urgency of the need for these evidence reviews, there was insufficient time for systematic reviews and therefore the reviews relied on the knowledge of the team of the peer reviewed and grey literature with some rapid additional checking of recent reports and papers. This limitation of the review process was clearly explained and understood by Defra. The review presented here is one of the ten evidence reviews which informed the IA.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Additional Information: Open Government License. I have provided a link to the Defra website in the URL tab under which the Report-3.7: Cultural Services falls in. I believe it is the 30th June 2023 the published date.
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Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV191.2 Outdoor Life. Outdoor recreation.
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture > SB481 Parks and public reservations
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > Countryside and Community Research Institute
Research Priority Areas: Place, Environment and Community
Depositing User: Harry Batchelor
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2024 14:57
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2024 14:57
URI: https://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/13750

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