IUFRO LE 2017-5

IUFRO LE 2017-5: Hydrological Ecosystem Services of Forests

Author(s): Carsten Lorz

Institution(s): HS Weihenstephan Triesdorf, Universiyt of Applied Sciences

Forests came in the focus of the ecosystem service approach because many services are provided by forests. A major aspect of ecosystem services of forests is the impact on water resources (water services), e.g. runoff regulation and provision of water with high quality. The Symposium will focus on two major aspects (i) external pressures and forest management with high potential to affect water services substantially and (ii) the monetarization of these services provided by forests.