Assessment of impacts on ecosystem services provided by geodiversity in highly urbanised areas: A case study of the Taubaté Basin, Brazil

Fernanda Coyado Reverte, Maria da Glória Motta Garcia, JoséBrilha, Alan Uchoa Pellejero This work presents a method to identify, to evaluate and to quantify the losses of the offer of ecosystem services provided by geodiversity, using as a case study the Taubaté Basin region, a highly urbanized portion of southeastern São Paulo State, Brazil. Our […]

A Discussion on the Quantification and Classification of Geodiversity Indices Based on GIS Methodological Tests

Jéssica Gonçalves, Kátia Mansur, Daniel Santos, Renato Henriques & Paulo Pereira A Discussion on the Quantification and Classification of Geodiversity Indices Based on GIS Methodological Tests Quantitative assessment methods are attaining special attention in geodiversity research. Procedures to map geodiversity indices have been proposed by several authors though there is no consensus on how to best […]

Assessment of Geodiversity in the Southern Part of the Central Iberian Zone (Jaén Province): Usefulness for Delimiting and Managing Natural Protected Areas

A. Fernández, T. Fernández, D. I. Pereira, L. M. Nieto, Assessment of Geodiversity in the Southern Part of the Central Iberian Zone (Jaén Province): Usefulness for Delimiting and Managing Natural Protected Areas To explore the relationship between geodiversity and borders of natural protected areas, we studied the northern part of Jaén Province (southern Spain), where the southern sector of the Central […]

Opinion: To advance sustainable stewardship, we must document not only biodiversity but geodiversity

Franziska Schrodt, Joseph J. Bailey, W. Daniel Kissling, Kenneth F. Rijsdijk, Arie C. Seijmonsbergen, Derk van Ree, Jan Hjort, Russell S. Lawley, Christopher N. Williams, Mark G. Anderson, Paul Beier, Pieter van Beukering, Doreen S. Boyd, José Brilha, Luis Carcavilla, Kyla M. Dahlin, Joel C. Gill, John E. Gordon, Murray Gray, Mike Grundy, Malcolm L. […]