Subjective evaluations of ecosystem services and disservices: an approach to creating and analyzing robust survey scales

  title={Subjective evaluations of ecosystem services and disservices: an approach to creating and analyzing robust survey scales},
  author={Kelli L. Larson and Elizabeth A. Corley and Riley Andrade and Sharon J. Hall and Abigail M. York and Sara Meerow and Paul Coseo and Daniel L. Childers and David M. Hondula},
  journal={Ecology and Society},
Research on ecosystem services (ES) has largely focused on the ecological functions that produce services or the economic valuation of the benefits provided by ecosystems. Far less research has examined public perceptions of ES, and more so ecosystem disservices (EDS), despite evidence that ecosystem properties and functions can produce beneficial or detrimental outcomes for human well-being. To address this gap, we present a robust approach to measuring beliefs about ecosystem services and… 

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