How does eutrophication impact bundles of ecosystem services in multiple coastal habitats using state-and-transition models

Type Article
Date 2019-05
Language English
Author(s) Kermagoret Charlene1, 2, Claudet Joachim3, Derolez ValerieORCID4, Nugues Maggy M.5, Ouisse VincentORCID4, Quillien Nolwenn6, Baulaz Yoann7, Le Mao Patrick8, Scemama Pierre9, Vaschalde Diane10, Bailly Denis, Mongruel Remi1, 9
Affiliation(s) 1 : Univ Brest, Ifremer, CNRS, UMR 6308, AMURE, IUEM, 29280, Plouzane, France
2 : Département des Sciences Naturelles, Institut des Sciences de la Forêt Tempérée, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau, Canada
3 : National Center for Scientific Research, PSL Université Paris, CRIOBE, USR 3278, CNRS-EPHE-UPVD, Maison des Océans, 195 rue Saint-Jacques, 75005, Paris, France
4 : MARBEC, Ifremer, IRD, Univ Montpellier, CNRS, Av. Jean Monnet, CS 30171, 34203, Sète Cedex, France
5 : EPHE, PSL Research University, UPVD-CNRS, USR3278, CRIOBE, F-66860, Perpignan, France
6 : France Energies Marines, 29200, Brest, France
7 : Univ Savoie Mont-Blanc, CNRS, INRA, UMR CARRTEL, UMR EDYTEM, 75 bis Avenue de Corzent, CS 50511, 47203, Thonon-les-Bains, France
8 : IFREMER, Lab Environm & Ressources Bretagne Nord, 38 Rue Port Blanc, BP 80108, F-35801, Dinard, France
9 : Ifremer, Univ Brest, CNRS, UMR 6308, AMURE, Unité d'Economie Maritime, IUEM, F-29280, Plouzane, France
10 : Agence française pour la biodiversité, 16 quai de la douane, CS 42932, 29229, Brest Cedex 02, France
Source Ocean & Coastal Management (0964-5691) (Elsevier BV), 2019-05 , Vol. 174 , P. 144-153
DOI 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2019.03.028
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Keyword(s) Sandy beaches, Coral reefs, Coastal lagoons, Ecosystem service bundles, Temporal dynamics, Management

One of the current major scientific challenges to sustain social-ecological systems is to improve our understanding of the spatial and temporal dynamics of the relationships between biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and ecosystem services. Here, we analyse the bundles of ecosystem services supplied by three coastal ecosystems (coastal lagoons, coral reefs and sandy beaches) along a gradient of eutrophication. Based on a state-and-transition model, we analyses the dynamic responses of ecological communities to environmental change and management actions. Although few exceptions are highlighted, increasing eutrophication in the three ecosystem types leads to a degradation of the ecosystem service bundles, particularly for nutrient and pathogen regulation/sequestration, or for the support of recreational and leisure activities. Despite few obstacles to their full use, state-and-transition models can be very powerful frameworks to integrate multiple functions and services delivered by ecosystems while accounting for their temporal dynamics.

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Kermagoret Charlene, Claudet Joachim, Derolez Valerie, Nugues Maggy M., Ouisse Vincent, Quillien Nolwenn, Baulaz Yoann, Le Mao Patrick, Scemama Pierre, Vaschalde Diane, Bailly Denis, Mongruel Remi (2019). How does eutrophication impact bundles of ecosystem services in multiple coastal habitats using state-and-transition models. Ocean & Coastal Management, 174, 144-153. Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :