Introductions to the topic including definitions:

Millenium Ecosystem Assessment (2005) Ecosystems and human well-being: Synthesis, Island Press, Washington, D.C.Link

Polasky S, Segerson K (2009) Integrating ecology and economics in the study of ecosystem services: some lessons learned. Annual Review of Resource Economics, 1, 409-434.Download File

Deal RL, Cochran B, LaRocco G (2012) Bundling of ecosystem services to increase forestland value and enhance sustainable forest management. Forest Policy and Economics, 17, 69-76.Download File

Fisher B, Turner RK, Morling P (2009) Defining and classifying ecosystem services for decision making. Ecological Economics, 68, 643-653.Download File

Boyd J, Banzhaf S (2007) What are ecosystem services? The need for standardized environmental accounting units. Ecological Economics, 63, 616-626.Download File

Lant CL, Ruhl J, Kraft SE (2008) The tragedy of ecosystem services. BioScience, 58, 969-974.Download File

Daily GC (1997) Nature's services. Societal dependence on natural ecosystems, Island Press, Washington, D.C.Download File

Carpenter SR, Mooney HA, Agard J et al. (2009) Science for managing ecosystem services: Beyond the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106, 1305.Download File



Additional Resources (* denotes a document highlighted/mentioned by a team member):

*AbdElrahman A, Adams D, Borisova T et al. (2012) Final report- stewardship ecosystem services survey project, University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Gainesville.Download File

Barbier EB (2011) Wetlands as natural assets. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 56, 1360-1373.Download File

Barbier EB, Hacker SD, Kennedy C, Koch EW, Stier AC, Silliman BR (2010) The value of estuarine and coastal ecosystem services. Ecological Monographs, 81, 169-193.Download File

Bateman IJ, Mace GM, Fezzi C, Atkinson G, Turner K (2011) Economic analysis for ecosystem service assessments. Environmental and resource economics, 48, 177-218.Download File

Bennett EM, Peterson GD, Gordon LJ (2009) Understanding relationships among multiple ecosystem services. Ecology Letters, 12, 1394-1404.Download File

Bradford JB, D'Amato AW (2011) Recognizing trade-offs in multi-objective land management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10, 210-216.Download File

Brauman KA, Daily GC, Duarte TK, Mooney HA (2007) The nature and value of ecosystem services: an overview highlighting hydrologic services. Annu. Rev. Environ. Resour., 32, 67-98.Download File

Broughton E, Pirard R (2011) What’s in a name? Market-based instruments for biodiversity, Health and Environmental Report n°8. Institut Francais des relations internationales, Paris.Link

Chan KMA, Shaw MR, Cameron DR, Underwood EC, Daily GC (2006) Conservation planning for ecosystem services. PLoS Biology, 4, e379.Download File

Clare S, Krogman N, Foote L, Lemphers N (2011) Where is the avoidance in the implementation of wetland law and policy? Wetlands Ecology and Management, 19, 165-182.Download File

Cochran B, Logue C (2011) A watershed approach to improve water quality: case study of Clean Water Services’ Tualatin River Program. JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 47, 29-38.Dowload File

Costanza R, d'Arge R, De Groot R et al. (1997) The value of the world's ecosystem services and natural capital. Nature, 387, 253-260.Download File

*Costanza R, Wilson M, Troy A, Voinov A, Liu S, D'Agostino J (2006) The value of New Jersey's ecosystem services and natural capital, Gund Institue for Ecological Economics. Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.Download File

Craft C, Clough J, Ehman J et al. (2008) Forecasting the effects of accelerated sea-level rise on tidal marsh ecosystem services. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 7, 73-78.Download File

Daily GC, Matson PA (2008) Ecosystem services: From theory to implementation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 9455.Download File

Daily GC, Polasky S, Goldstein J et al. (2009) Ecosystem services in decision making: time to deliver. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 7, 21-28.Download File

Daniel TC, Muhar A, Arnberger A et al. (2012) Contributions of cultural services to the ecosystem services agenda. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 8812-8819.Download File

De Groot RS, Alkemade R, Braat L, Hein L, Willemen L (2010) Challenges in integrating the concept of ecosystem services and values in landscape planning, management and decision making. Ecological Complexity, 7, 260-272.Download File

Engle VD (2011) Estimating the provision of ecosystem services by Gulf of Mexico coastal wetlands. Wetlands, 31, 179-193.Download File

Ervin D, Brown D, Chang H, Dujon V, Granek E, Shandas V, Yeakley A (2012) Growing cities depend on ecosystem services. Solutions, 2, 74-86.Download File

Farley J, Costanza R (2010) Payments for ecosystem services: from local to global. Ecological Economics, 69, 2060-2068.Download File

Faulkner S, Barrow Jr W, Keeland B, Walls S, Telesco D (2011) Effects of conservation practices on wetland ecosystem services in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Ecological Applications, 21, S31-S48.Download File

Gascoigne WR, Hoag D, Koontz L, Tangen BA, Shaffer TL, Gleason RA (2011) Valuing ecosystem and economic services across land-use scenarios in the Prairie Pothole Region of the Dakotas, USA. Ecological Economics.Download File

Gómez-Baggethun E, De Groot R, Lomas PL, Montes C (2010) The history of ecosystem services in economic theory and practice: from early notions to markets and payment schemes. Ecological Economics, 69, 1209-1218.Download File

Gómez-Baggethun E, Ruiz-Pérez M (2011) Economic valuation and the commodification of ecosystem services. Progress in Physical Geography, 35, 613-628.Download File

Jack BK, Kousky C, Sims KRE (2008) Designing payments for ecosystem services: Lessons from previous experience with incentive-based mechanisms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 9465-9470.Download File

*Jenkins WA, Murray BC, Kramer RA, Faulkner SP (2010) Valuing ecosystem services from wetlands restoration in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Ecological Economics, 69, 1051-1061.Download File

Johnston RJ, Russell M (2011) An operational structure for clarity in ecosystem service values. Ecological Economics, 70, 2243-2249.Download File

Kroeger T, Casey F (2007) An assessment of market-based approaches to providing ecosystem services on agricultural lands. Ecological Economics, 64, 321-332.Download File

Lant CL, Ruhl J, Kraft SE (2008) The tragedy of ecosystem services. BioScience, 58, 969-974.Download File

LaRocco GL, Deal RL (2011) Giving credit where credit is due: increasing landowner compensation for ecosystem services, Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-842. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR.Download File

Liu S, Costanza R, Farber S, Troy A (2010) Valuing ecosystem services. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1185, 54-78.Download File

Loomis J, Kroeger T, Richardson L, Casey F (2008) A benefit transfer toolkit for fish, wildlife, wetlands, and open space. A Journal of the Western Agricultural Economics Association, 7, 33-43.Download File

Mäler KG, Aniyar S, Jansson Å (2008) Accounting for ecosystem services as a way to understand the requirements for sustainable development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 9501-9506.Download File

Maltby E, Acreman MC (2011) Ecosystem services of wetlands: pathfinder for a new paradigm. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 56, 1341-1359.Download File

Matta JR, Alavalapati JRR, Stainback GA (2009) Effect of conserving habitat for biodiversity on optimal management of non-industrial private forests in Florida. Journal of Forest Economics, 15, 223-235.

McConnell M, Burger L (2011) Precision conservation: a geospatial decision support tool for optimizing conservation and profitability in agricultural landscapes. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 66, 347-354.Download File

Naidoo R, Balmford A, Costanza R et al. (2008) Global mapping of ecosystem services and conservation priorities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 9495-9500.Download File

Nelson E, Mendoza G, Regetz J et al. (2009) Modeling multiple ecosystem services, biodiversity conservation, commodity production, and tradeoffs at landscape scales. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 7, 4-11.Download File

Nelson E, Polasky S, Lewis DJ et al. (2008) Efficiency of incentives to jointly increase carbon sequestration and species conservation on a landscape. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 9471-9476.Download File

Norgaard RB (2010) Ecosystem services: From eye-opening metaphor to complexity blinder. Ecological Economics, 69, 1219-1227.Download File

Olander LP, Cooley DM, Galik CS (2012) The potential role for management of US public lands in greenhouse gas mitigation and climate policy. Environmental Management, 49, 523-533.Download File

Palmer MA, Filoso S (2009) Restoration of ecosystem services for environmental markets. Science, 325, 575-576.Download File

Patton D, Bergstrom J, Covich A, Moore R (2012) National wildlife refuge wetland ecosystem service valuation model, Phase 1 Report, University of Georgia, Athens.Download File

Plummer ML (2009) Assessing benefit transfer for the valuation of ecosystem services. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 7, 38-45.Download File

Postel S, Carpenter S (1997) Freshwater Ecosystem Services. In: Nature's services: societal dependence on natural ecosystems (ed Daily GC), pp 195-214. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Power AG (2010) Ecosystem services and agriculture: tradeoffs and synergies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 365, 2959-2971.Download File

Raudsepp-Hearne C, Peterson GD, Tengö M et al. (2010) Untangling the environmentalist's paradox: Why is human well-being increasing as ecosystem services degrade? BioScience, 60, 576-589.Download File

Richardson L, Loomis J (2009) The total economic value of threatened, endangered and rare species: An updated meta-analysis. Ecological Economics, 68, 1535-1548.Download File

Ringold PL, Nahlik AM, Boyd J, Bernard D (2010) Report from the workshop on indicators of final ecosystem services for wetlands and estuaries, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Corvalis.Download File

Ruhl J (2010) Ecosystem services and federal public lands: start-up policy questions and research needs. FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 412. Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum.Download File

Ruhl JB, Gregg RJ (2009) Integrating ecosystem services into environmental law: a case study of wetlands mitigation banking. Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 20, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper.Download File

Ruhl JB, Salzman J, Goodman I (2009) Implementing the new ecosystem services mandate: a catalyst for advancing science and policy. National Wetlands Newsletter, 31, 11-20.Download File

Seppelt R, Fath B, Burkhard B et al. (2011) Form follows function? Proposing a blueprint for ecosystem service assessments based on reviews and case studies. Ecological Indicators, 21, 145-154.Download File

Sierszen ME, Morrice JA, Trebitz AS, Hoffman JC (2012) A review of selected ecosystem services provided by coastal wetlands of the Laurentian Great Lakes. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management, 15, 92-106.Download File

*Smith N, Deal R, Kline J, Blahna D, Patterson T, Spies TA, Bennett K (2011) Ecosystem services as a framework for forest stewardship, Deschutes National Forest overview. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-852. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station.Download File

*Stanton T, Echavarria M, Hamilton K, Ott C (2010) State of watershed payments: an emerging marketplace, Ecosystem Marketplace. Available online:

Staudinger MD, Grimm NB, Staudt A et al. (2012) Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Ecosystem Services: Technical Input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment, Cooperative Report to the 2013 National Climate Assessment.Link

Tallis H, Kareiva P, Marvier M, Chang A (2008) An ecosystem services framework to support both practical conservation and economic development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 9457-9464.Download File

Tallis H, Polasky S (2009) Mapping and valuing ecosystem services as an approach for conservation and natural‐resource management. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1162, 265-283.Download File

Taylor LO, Liu X, Hamilton T (2012) Amenity values of proximity to national wildlife refuges, Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy. North Carolina State University., Raleigh.Download File

Termorshuizen JW, Opdam P (2009) Landscape services as a bridge between landscape ecology and sustainable development. Landscape Ecology, 24, 1037-1052.Download File

Wainger L, Mazzotta M (2011) Realizing the potential of ecosystem services: a framework for relating ecological changes to economic benefits. Environmental Management, 48, 710-733.Download File

Wenny DG, DeVault TL, Johnson MD, Kelly D, Sekercioglu CH, Tomback DF, Whelan CJ (2011) The need to quantify ecosystem services provided by birds. The Auk, 128, 1-14.Download File

Yoskowitz D, Corollo C, Beseres-Pollack J, Welder K, Santos C, Francis J (2012) Assessment of changing ecosystem services provided by marsh habitat in the Galveston Bay Region. Final Report to the Gulf of Mexico Foundation and the Habitat Conservation and Restoration Team of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, Texas A&M University. Harte Reseach Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Corpus Christi.Link

Zhang W, Ricketts TH, Kremen C, Carney K, Swinton SM (2007) Ecosystem services and dis-services to agriculture. Ecological Economics, 64, 253-260.Download File

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