December 1, 2020

UK NEAFO Ecosystem Assessment Guidance

Authors: Oliver Hölzinger (CEEP) & Mark Everard (Pundamilia Ltd.)

Client: Birmingham City University

Published: June 2014


An Ecosystem Assessment (EA) is a tool that provides information about the state, trend and value of ecosystems and ecosystem services at a specific spatial scale (e.g. at the local authority or county level) and how such services benefit human wellbeing. This guidance aims to help practitioners and decision-makers to understand how an Ecosystem Assessment can support them; but also specialists on how to undertake an Ecosystem Assessment in the UK.


UK National Ecosystem Assessment Follow-On (NEAFO): Ecosystem Assessment Guidance (external pdf, 0.9mb)