Simone Maynard (Australian National University) presents on developing information and tools (frameworks) for ecosystem service assessments.
This presentation draws upon local, national and global scale research and practical experience in developing frameworks to evidence why and how the process applied is more important than the final product produced! In conclusion, recommendations are provided for researchers to determine an appropriate process to develop a framework for ecosystem services assessments.
Simone is a Scholar at the Australian National University, her research focuses on methodologies (processes, information and tools) for integrated ecosystem services assessments across multiple scales. Simone is also an independent consultant who works with stakeholders to build and implement ecosystem service approaches into their activities. She is a CoP Moderator for UNEP’s GEO Asia Pacific regional assessments; and has contributed to many other global programs aimed at identifying, measuring and valuing ecosystem services (i.e. IPBES, TEEB, UN SEEA). Simone is on the Editorial Board for the journal Ecosystem Services and the Executive Committee of the Ecosystem Services Partnership.