Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Point of contact: joachim.maes@ec.europa.eu

Title: INCA - Pollination - ES Demand - 2008

Description

This dataset is an output of KIP INCA. It describes the demand for pollination services at EU scale, based on the distribution of crops.

Together with data which describe the potential of the land to support pollinators this dataset can be used to account for pollination as an ecosystem service flow.

Pollination is a key ecosystem service as many crops but in particular, fruits and vegetables are partially dependent on pollinating insects to produce food for human consumption.

The demand for crop pollination was quantified as the extent of pollinator-dependent crops. The assessment is based on CAPRI data. Demand is expressed as ha of pollinator-depended crops.

Contributors
Joachim Maes joachim.maes@ec.europa.eu
How to cite
Maes, Joachim (2010):  INCA - Pollination - ES Demand - 2008. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/163eb624-3ba8-4d67-9a38-89855b87dc13
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Data access

Publications

  • publication Ecosystem services accounting: Part I - Outdoor recreation and crop pollination

    Vallecillo Rodriguez, S., La Notte, A., Polce, C., Zulian, G., Alexandris, N., Ferrini, S. and Maes, J., Ecosystem services accounting: Part I - Outdoor recreation and crop pollination , EUR 29024 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2018, ISBN 978-92-79-77333-4, doi:10.2760/619793, JRC110321.

    DOI:10.2760/619793

Additional information
Issue date 2010-07-26
Landing page http://biodiversity.europa.eu/maes
Temporal coverage

From: 2008-01-01 – To: 2008-01-01

Update frequency not planned
Language English
Data theme(s) Agriculture, fisheries, forestry and food; Economy and finance; Environment
EuroVoc domain(s) 52 ENVIRONMENT; 56 AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES
EuroVoc concept(s) biotope; land use; means of agricultural production
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/163eb624-3ba8-4d67-9a38-89855b87dc13
Geographic information
Lineage

No additional information

Geographic bounding box

81.4° N, 43.2° E, 35.3° S, -11.5° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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