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Ecosystem Goods and Services Southern Alberta Assessment of Natural Asset Condition

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O2 Planning and Design Inc, 2009, Ecosystem Goods and Services Southern Alberta Assessment of Natural Asset Condition: Environmental Assessment Report, Calgary: Environment Alberta, 2008.

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Conclusions: Report presents a framework for assessing the condition of Southern Alberta’s natural assets and their ability to provide ecosystem goods and services. Measurable indicators of ecosystem services, including broad and fine scale landscape indicators, were also distilled from a literature review. Thresholds/Learnings: Wetland cover should be maintained at >15% for watersheds with high potential for phosphorus loading & eutrophication. Impervious cover should be maintained at or below 25% in heavily urbanizing watersheds. Synopsis: This report develops a framework for assessing the condition of Southern Alberta’s natural assets and their resulting ability to provide ecosystem goods and services. The report explains and [...]

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  • Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative
  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal
  • Landscape Patterns Catalog

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journalEnvironmental Assessment Report, Calgary: Environment Alberta, 2008

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