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 ====== Cultural Services ====== ====== Cultural Services ======
  
-Defined by the [[http://​www.millenniumassessment.org/​en/​index.html|Millenium Ecosystem Assessment]] as "the nonmaterial benefits people obtain from ecosystems",​ cultural [[:​wiki:​ecosystemservices|ecosystem services]] list the "​cultural diversity, spiritual and religious values, knowledge systems, educational values, inspiration,​ [[:​wiki:​aesthetic_values|aesthetic values]], social relations, sense of place, cultural heritage values, [[:​wiki:​|recreation]] and ecotourism"​. As such, cultural services, like all [[:​wiki:​ecosystemservices|ecosystem services]], must demonstrate a significant relationship between ecosystem structures and functions on the one hand, see the biophysical domain, and the benefits people obtain on the other hand, within the social domain.+Defined by the [[http://​www.millenniumassessment.org/​en/​index.html|Millenium Ecosystem Assessment]] as "the nonmaterial benefits people obtain from ecosystems",​ cultural [[:​wiki:​ecosystemservices|ecosystem services]] list the "​cultural diversity, spiritual and religious values, knowledge systems, educational values, inspiration,​ [[:​wiki:​aesthetic_values|aesthetic values]], social relations, sense of place, cultural heritage values, [[:wiki:Outdoor_recreation_in_the_Alps|recreation]] and ecotourism"​. As such, cultural services, like all [[:​wiki:​ecosystemservices|ecosystem services]], must demonstrate a significant relationship between ecosystem structures and functions on the one hand, see the biophysical domain, and the benefits people obtain on the other hand, within the social domain.
  
 Even though the importance of cultural services (CES) is widely being recognized, a series of challenges related to its assessment remain for two reasons. First, CES depend strongly on human perceptions and subjective preferences that cannot be quantified without analysing societal values. Second, spatially explicit assessment is difficult because CES are not directly linked to ecosystem processes. Even though the importance of cultural services (CES) is widely being recognized, a series of challenges related to its assessment remain for two reasons. First, CES depend strongly on human perceptions and subjective preferences that cannot be quantified without analysing societal values. Second, spatially explicit assessment is difficult because CES are not directly linked to ecosystem processes.
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