Mapping is a useful tool to illustrate the spatial mismatch between are the direct and indirect contributions of nature to human well-being (TEEB 2010; CICES classification). Ecosystem services include the terms ecosystem goods and services (Albert et al., 2016), and environmental services. In man... More supply and demand. Maps are useful for communication with stakeholders and to support decision-making. An indicator is selected per ecosystem service. Models or other quantification methods generate the values for this indicator, which are displayed on the maps (Crossman et al. 2013).
Crossman, N. D., Burkhard, B., Nedkov, S., Willemen, L., Petz, K., Palomo, I., Drakou, E. G., Martín-Lopez, B., McPhearson, T., Boyanova, K., Alkemade, R., Egoh, B., Dunbar, M. B., Maes, J. (2013). A blueprint for mapping and modelling ecosystem services. Ecosystem Services. 4, 4-14. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2013.02.001