NRC Study Guide Exam 1

NRC Study Guide Exam 1 - NRC Study Guide Exam 1 Estimate...

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NRC Study Guide Exam 1 Estimate Ecosystem values for MA -Annual nonmarket value of ES in MA total value is $6.3 billion Forest- $2917.1 Freshwater Wetland- $1773.9 Saltwater Wetland- $573.1 Urban Green Space- $496.0 Cropland- $308.8 Coastal Embayment- $169.1 Pasture- $126.1 Woody Perennial- $2.1 Ecosystem Services Supporting Nutrient Cycling Soil Formation Primary Production Provisioning Food Freshwater Wood and fiber Fuel Regulating Climate Regulation Flood Regulation Disease Regulation Water purification Cultural Aesthetic Spiritual Education Recreational - ES are the benefits provided to people through the existence of natural ecosystems - Include access to places for hiking - Include fisheries that provide an inexpensive protein source for poor people - Include the protections that wetlands provide to coastlines during storms Millennium Ecosystem Assessment ( Largest assessment of the health of Earth’s ecosystems
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course NRC 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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