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Ascension Island Natural Capital Assessment: Marine ecosystem services report 2018


This document is a technical report of a project to assess the ecosystem services delivered by the marine habitats around Ascension Island, undertaken by the Marine Biological Association of the UK and experts at the University of Plymouth.

This study was undertaken as part of a programme of Natural Capital Assessment (NCA) in the UK's South Atlantic Overseas Territories implemented by JNCC and conducted by SAERI. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the UK Government through the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF), the work sits under the Environmental Resilience programme which includes objectives to integrate natural capital considerations into economic and social development planning.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2018·09·01

La Bianca, G. Tillin, H. Hodgson, B, Erni-Cassola, G. Howell, K. & Rees, S. 2018. Ascension Island Natural Capital Assessment: Marine ecosystem services report. Natural Capital in the UK’s Overseas Territories Report Series – Supplementary Report (South Atlantic Region).  Contracted report to JNCC.

Contracted report to JNCC as part of the 'Natural Capital in the Caribbean and South Atlantic Overseas Territories: Valuation, Vulnerability and Monitoring Change' project.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Open, cite source of data

Metadata date 2020·08·05

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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