Table 31b continued

Goods and Services

Rivers: Unmanaged

Service Rank

Biotic

Abiotic

(Channelized)

Service Rank

Biotic

Abiotic

Water quantity

organic matter, geomorphology moisture retention

Supporting Services Waste disposal 3

Climate modification 2

nutrient cycling, decomposition

organic matter burial in sediments, decomposition

Calcium carbonate deposition

bacterial-based food webs enhance C loss (but still net C accumulation), CH, emission from moisture, complexing, etc.

C sequestration 1

Trace gas production — 1

Irrigation 1

Transport 3

Cultural Services Recreation

Aesthetic

fish/boat/fowl

Asterisks indicate the relative importance of biotic and abiotic factors, from weak (*) to strong (***), in the provision of the associated good or service.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Going Green For More Cash

Going Green For More Cash

Stop Wasting Resources And Money And Finnally Learn Easy Ideas For Recycling Even If You’ve Tried Everything Before! I Easily Found Easy Solutions For  Recycling Instead Of Buying New And Started Enjoying Savings As Well As Helping The Earth And I'll Show You How YOU Can, Too! Are you sick to death of living with the fact that you feel like you are wasting resources and money?

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment