Scottish natural capital: ecosystem service accounts 2019
|Title||Scottish natural capital: ecosystem service accounts 2019|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Institution||Office of National Statistics (ONS)|
This publication, prepared by the Office of National Statistics (ONS), presents estimates of the quantity and value of ten services being supplied by Scottish natural capital.
These services are:
This article uses the term “ecosystem service” throughout, which generally refers to living (biotic) components of the Earth, which provide services to humanity. However, non-living (abiotic) components, such as oil and gas used for energy, are also included in this release. A summary of the main trends is presented in this article, but more information can be found in the datasets accompanying this release.