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Ecosystem Services: Charting a Path to Sustainability
November 10-13, 2011

Conference Presentations
The following presentations are from the 2011 NAKFI Conference on Ecosystem Services, including the final IDR Team presentations.

 

Friday, November 11, 2011

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Harvey V. Fineberg, IOM President

About the Conference on Ecosystem Services
Stephen R. Carpenter
Chair, NAKFI Steering Committee on Ecosystem Services
Director of the Center for Limnology
S.A. Forbes Professor of Zoology
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Keynote Address
Joel E. Cohen

Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of Population
The Rockefeller University

Saturday, November 12, 2011
Final Interdisciplinary Research Team Challenge Presentations

IDR Team Challenge 1: How do ecosystem services affect infectious and chronic dieases?

IDR Team Challenge 2: Identify what resources can be produced renewably or recovered by developing intense technologies that can be applied on a massive scale.

IDR Team Challenge 3: Develop social and technical capabilities to respond to abrupt changes in ecosystem services.

IDR Team Challenge 4A: Design agricultural and aquacultural systems that provide food security while maintaining the full set of ecosystem services needed from landscapes and seascapes.

IDR Team Challenge 4B: Design agricultural and aquacultural systems that provide food security while maintaining the full set of ecosystem services needed from landscapes and seascapes.

IDR Team Challenge 4C: Design agricultural and aquacultural systems that provide food security while maintaining the full set of ecosystem services needed from landscapes and seascapes.

IDR Team Challenge 5: Design production systems for ecosystem services that improve human outcomes related to food and nutrition.

IDR Team Challenge 6A: Develop appropriate methods to accurately value natural capital and ecosystem services.

IDR Team Challenge 6B: Develop appropriate methods to accurately value natural capital and ecosystem services.

IDR Team Challenge 6C: Develop appropriate methods to accurately value natural capital and ecosystem services.

IDR Team Challenge 7A: Design a federal policy to maintain or improve natural capital and ecosystem services within the United States, including measuring and documenting the effectiveness of the policy.

IDR Team Challenge 7B: Design a federal policy to maintain or improve natural capital and ecosystem services within the United States, including measuring and documenting the effectiveness of the policy.

IDR Team Challenge 8: Design a system for international trade that accounts for impacts on ecosystem services.

IDR Team Challenge 9: Develop a program that increases the American public's appreciation of the basic principles of ecosystem services.