Actual benefits are considered as the used share of the total yield of ecosystem services. For example harvested yields, game bag or roundwood removals are benefit indicators for provisioning services.
For regulating services, the benefit indicators define how and how much the ecosystem service has improved the ecosystem quality that reflects to human well-being.
Benefit indicators for cultural services are described as the amount of people who have participated to cultural nature activities, as time used or the number of produced works that are inpired by nature.
- Updated (16.01.2015)