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Ecosystem services in the Great Lakes

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Great Lakes Research, June 2017
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Title
Ecosystem services in the Great Lakes
Published in
Journal of Great Lakes Research, June 2017
DOI 10.1016/j.jglr.2017.02.004
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Alan D. Steinman, Bradley J. Cardinale, Wayne R. Munns, Mary E. Ogdahl, J. David Allan, Ted Angadi, Sarah Bartlett, Kate Brauman, Muruleedhara Byappanahalli, Matt Doss, Diane Dupont, Annie Johns, Donna Kashian, Frank Lupi, Peter McIntyre, Todd Miller, Michael Moore, Rebecca Logsdon Muenich, Rajendra Poudel, James Price, Bill Provencher, Anne Rea, Jennifer Read, Steven Renzetti, Brent Sohngen, Erika Washburn

Abstract

A comprehensive inventory of ecosystem services across the entire Great Lakes basin is currently lacking and is needed to make informed management decisions. A greater appreciation and understanding of ecosystem services, including both use and non-use services, may have avoided misguided resource management decisions in the past that have resulted in legacies inherited by future generations. Given the interest in ecosystem services and lack of a coherent approach to addressing this topic in the Great Lakes, a summit was convened involving 28 experts working on various aspects of ecosystem services in the Great Lakes. The invited attendees spanned a variety of social and natural sciences. Given the unique status of the Great Lakes as the world's largest collective repository of surface freshwater, and the numerous stressors threatening this valuable resource, timing was propitious to examine ecosystem services. Several themes and recommendations emerged from the summit. There was general consensus that 1) a comprehensive inventory of ecosystem services throughout the Great Lakes is a desirable goal but would require considerable resources; 2) more spatially and temporally intensive data are needed to overcome our data gaps, but the arrangement of data networks and observatories must be well-coordinated; 3) trade-offs must be considered as part of ecosystem services analyses; and 4) formation of a Great Lakes Institute for Ecosystem Services, to provide a hub for research, meetings, and training is desirable. Several challenges also emerged during the summit, which are discussed in the paper.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 162 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 40 25%
Researcher 21 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 13%
Student > Bachelor 16 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 5%
Other 20 12%
Unknown 36 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 54 33%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 23 14%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 9 6%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 7 4%
Computer Science 5 3%
Other 20 12%
Unknown 44 27%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 May 2019.
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#2,823,732
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#162
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Outputs of similar age from Journal of Great Lakes Research
#6
of 26 outputs
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