Training course: Spatial multicriteria analysis for environmental decision-making

Training course: Spatial multicriteria analysis for environmental decision-making

The fifth edition of the short course on “Spatial multicriteria analysis for environmental decision-making” will take place in Trento (Italy) on 6-8 September 2017. The course provides the essential principles of multicriteria analysis (MCA) and spatial MCA applied to environmental problems. The teaching method is based on theoretical lectures and hands-on exercises, using freely available software packages. Read more

ESP April Update

ESP April Update

In this month’s issue of the ESP Update you will find updates on the upcoming ESP World Conference, including the rationale behind the location and main theme of the conference “Ecosystem Services for Eco-civilization: Restoring connections between people and landscapes through nature-based solutions”; announcements of ecosystem services events and vacancies, and more. Read more

TESSA Webinar for Ecosystem Services Partnership, 17 May

TESSA Webinar for Ecosystem Services Partnership, 17 May

This webinar will introduce TESSA (the Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment). TESSA provides accessible guidance on low-cost methods for how to evaluate the benefits people receive from nature (ecosystem services) at particular sites (e.g.KBAs, community forests, Ramsar sites) in order to generate information that can be used to influence decision making. Read more