- Glossary AlpES Terms
This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Interreg Alpine Space programme
Ecosystems and their services go beyond national borders and need a transnational approach for their dynamic protection, sustainable use, management and risk prevention. As a basis for joint action, public authorities, policy makers, NGOs, researchers and economic actors – the AlpES target groups – need a common understanding of ecosystem services, comparable information on their status and support in using appropriate tools for integrating them in their fields of work. The AlpES project’s overall objective is to introduce ecosystem services as a regional/transnational environmental governance framework.
Different key actors from the Alpine Space will be involved in the project development. In close collaboration with stakeholders, AlpES:
In order to accomplish these goals, AlpES develops an interactive, internet based Geographic Information System (WebGIS), integrates the already existing Wiki WIKIAlps into the project, and organizes workshops.
* “This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Interreg Alpine Space programme”.