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Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES)




Journal Articles:

Bagstad, K.J., Reed, J.M., Semmens, D.J., Sherrouse, B.C., and Troy, A. 2016. Linking biophysical models and public preferences for ecosystem service assessments: a case study for the Southern Rocky Mountains. Regional Environmental Change 16 (7): 2005-2018.

Bagstad, K.J., Semmens, D.J., Ancona Z.H., and Sherrouse, B.C. 2017. Evaluating alternative methods for biophysical and cultural ecosystem services hotspot mapping in natural resource planning. Landscape Ecology 32 (1): 77-97.

Lin, Y., Lin W., Li H., Wang, Y., Hsu, C., Lien, W., Anthony, J., Petway, J.R. 2017. Integrating social values and ecosystem services in systematic conservation planning: A case study in Datuan Watershed. Sustainability 9 (5): 718.

Sherrouse, B.C., Clement, J.M. and Semmens, D.J., 2011. A GIS application for assessing, mapping, and quantifying the social values of ecosystem services.: Applied Geography 31(2): 748-760.

Sherrouse, B.C., and Semmens, D.J., 2014. Validating a method for transferring social values of ecosystem services between public lands in the Rocky Mountain region. Ecosystem Services 8: 166-177.

Sherrouse, B.C., Semmens, D.J., Ancona, Z.H., and Brunner, N.M. 2017. Analyzing land-use change scenarios for trade-offs among cultural ecosystem services in the Southern Rocky Mountains. Ecosystem Services 26 (B): 431-444.

Sherrouse, B.C., Semmens, D.J., and Clement, J.M., 2014. An application of Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES) to three national forests in Colorado and Wyoming: Ecological Indicators 36: 68-79.

Shoyama, K. and Yamagata, Y. 2016. Local perception of ecosystem service bundles in the Kushiro watershed, Northern Japan Application of a public participation GIS tool. Ecosystem Services 22 (A): 139-149.

van Riper, C.J., Kyle, G.T., Sutton, S.G., Barnes, M., and Sherrouse, B.C., 2012. Mapping outdoor recreationists' perceived social values for ecosystem services at Hinchinbrook Island National Park, Australia. Applied Geography 35 (1-2): 164-173.

van Riper, C.J., Kyle, G.T., Sherrouse, B.C., Bagstad, K.J., and Sutton, S.G., 2017. Toward an integrated understanding of perceived biodiversity values and environmental conditions in a national park. Ecological Indicators 72: 278-287.

van Riper, C.J. and G.T. Kyle. 2014. Capturing multiple values of ecosystem services shaped by environmental worldviews: A spatial analysis. Journal of Environmental Management 145: 374-384.

USGS Publications:

Ancona, Z.H., D.J. Semmens, and B.C. Sherrouse. 2016. Social-value maps for Arapaho, Roosevelt, Medicine Bow, Routt, and White River National Forests, Colorado and Wyoming. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5019.

Sherrouse, B.C. and Semmens, D.J., 2010, Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES)−Using GIS to include social values information in ecosystem services assessments: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010−3118, 2 p.

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