THE IMPACT OF THE PROJECT ACTIVITIES ON ECOSYSTEMS QUALITY/FUNCTIONS
The aim of the Monitoring of the impact of the Project activities on ecosystems quality/functions is to identify and evaluate changes in ecosystems quality and functions related with ecosystems services (provisioning, regulating, cultural) provision/supply caused by Project direct and indirect activities.
2nd Monitoring Report (implementation period 01.06.2014.-31.03.2020.) (all in latvian)
Project 1st Monitoring report of the impact of the Project activities on ecosystems quality/functions in pilot areas, implementation period 01.06.2014. – 10.10.2016.
Different monitoring methods are used – visual observation and photo fixation, field research of habitats and coastal processes, as well as instrumental visitor’s flow measurements. Elaborated methodology and some indicators for ecosystem and their services mapping and biophysical assessment are used for monitoring purposes also. Therefore updating of the Project Impact Monitoring Guidelines has been done and additional methods and indicators relate to ecosystems services biophysical assessment were added and terminology was updated.
The impact of the Project activities mainly relates to Saulkrasti pilot area where Project Prototype has been established at the end of August, 2016 and Project 1st common work event on April 25, 2015 were organised.