Evaluation of ecosystem services in Azorean agroecosystems with different types of management

  • State
  • Name
    Alejandra Ros Prieto
  • Entity host
    Grupo da Biodiversidade dos Açores/Centro de Ecologia, Evolução e Alterações Ambientais (GBA/cE3c)
  • University awarding the degree
    University of the Azores


  1. To identify and map High Nature Value farmlands (HNVfs) in the Azorean Islands;
  2. To characterize and compare traditional (intensive managed pastures) and biological pastures (organic pastures) in terms of taxonomic and functional diversity and Ecosystem Services (ESs);
  3. To characterize and compare different types of pasture edges (ornamental exotic plants or native trees) in terms of taxonomic composition, diversity indexes, and ESs.