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A Natural Capital Approach to Landscape Planning: a Pilot Project in Colchagua Valley – Technical Report (Revised November 2021) 2021

Freshwater Terrestrial Earth Observation JNCC Publications 0963-8091 Earth Observation International JNCC report series Land use 635 Crops Landscape Natural capital Soil


This technical report outlines the methodologies and outputs produced from the pilot investigation into Natural Capital mapping in the Colchagua Valley in Central Chile.

The aims of the project were to demonstrate how the use of Earth observation data together with local knowledge can help to better understand natural capital stocks in the region that support wine production and the role vineyards play in ecosystem service delivery.

Please Note: This document was republished in November 2021 to correct part of the definition of the soil water content equation given in the original version (P. 24).

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Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2021·11·01

Trippier, B., Jones, A., Jones, G., Barbosa, O., Colson, D., Duran, A.P., Godoy, K., Harris, M., Harrison, S., Tierney, M., Smith, M. & Wright, E. 2021. A Natural Capital Approach to Landscape Planning: a Pilot Project in Colchagua Valley – Technical Report, Chile (revised November 2021). JNCC Report No. 635, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.

Through the South Atlantic Research Outreach Programme, JNCC (UK) has collaborated with The Wine, Climate Change and Biodiversity Program (Programa Vino, Cambio Climático y Biodiversidad (VCCB)) which is a scientific initiative of the Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity and the University Austral of Chile.

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Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2021·12·15

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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