Ecosystem extent account for Karnataka, India - Report of the NCAVES project

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Ecosystem extent accounts record each ecosystem's total area, which is classified by type within an ecosystem accounting area and, over time, in a specified region (district, Karnataka State, India). In natural capital accounting, ecosystems are assets that provide ecosystem services to people (The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting, SEEA). This report focusing on Karnataka, India, was commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as part of the international, EUfunded Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (NCAVES) project. The NCAVES project was carried out as a collaboration between United Nations environment programme (UNEP), United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSP), Government of India and ENVIS Division, The Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India.
Ramachandra, T.V., Bharath Setturu, Vinay S and Bharath H Aithal
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