Regulating service

Updated on 19/06/2018
Sens commun
Service obtained from the regulating processes of ecosystems, such as climate regulation, the water regulating processes (aquifer recharge or flood control), purification of water or disease regulation. Regulating services are processes that channel natural phenomena and have a positive impact on human well-being: e.g. protection against natural disasters, mitigation of water and air pollution, etc.
According to Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA)
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.