Materials and methods appendix for valuation of ecosystem services of green infrastructure in Oslo
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Original versionBarton, D.N. , N. Vågnes Traaholt, S. Blumentrath (2015) Materials and methods appendix for valuation of ecosystem services of green infrastructure in Oslo. – NINA Rapport 1115. 65 pp.
The material in this report constitutes a Methods and Materials appendix for two reports dis-seminating the results to a wider audience in English and Norwegian. We recommend that readers start with one of the cited reports below, using the appendix as a companion report to look up specifics: Barton, D.N. , N. Vågnes Traaholt, S. Blumentrath (2015) Naturen i Oslo verdt milliarder. Verd-setting av urbane økosystem-tjenester fra grønn infrastruktur. NINA Report 1113. Barton, D.N., E. Stange, S. Blumentrath, N. Vågnes Traaholt (2015) Economic valuation of eco-system services for policy. A pilot study on green infrastructure in Oslo. NINA Report 1114. The work has been carried out in the EU FP7 financed project OpenNESS as part of WP5 Case study activities. (http://www.openness-project.eu/). The OpenNESS case study in Oslo is a collaboration between NINA, VISTA Analyse A/S and Oslo Municipality. We gratefully acknowledge the collaboration with Oslo Municipality’s Urban Environment Agency (BYM), Planning and Building Agency (PBE) and Water and Sewage Agency (VAV) in making this study possible, both through the contribution of data bases and for discussions with their ex-perts at regular meetings regarding the role of economic valuation of ecosystem services in Oslo Municipality. In particular we acknowledge the coordination of Future Cities Project at BYM who has been the OpenNESS project’s main facilitator of contacts with other colleagues within Oslo Municipality. The contents and evaluations in this report are entirely the responsibility of the authors. Norway, Oslo, urban ecosystem services, economic valuation, green infrastructure, Norge, Oslo, urbane økosystemtjenester, grønnstruktur, økonomisk verdsetting