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Table 6 Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems, Their Services and the Condition of Ecosystems (European Union 2013; Maes et al. 2018)

From: Business ecosystem modeling- the hybrid of system modeling and ecological modeling: an application of the smart grid

MAES approachContent
Mapping and assessment of ecosystems and their services1) Mapping of the concerned ecosystem;
2) Assessment of the condition of the ecosystem;
3) Quantification of the services provided by the ecosystem; and
4) Compilation of these into an integrated ecosystem assessment
Indicators for mapping and assessing the condition of ecosystemsPressures and environmental quality indicators
Ecosystem attributes
Composite indicators