System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012: Experimental Ecosystem Accounting

SEEA-Experimental Ecosystem Accounting provides a synthesis of the current knowledge in the area of ecosystem accounting. It provides a starting point for the development of ecosystem accounting at national and sub-national levels. It represents an important step forward on ecosystem accounting, providing a common set of terms, concepts, accounting principles and classifications; an integrated accounting structure of ecosystem services and ecosystem condition in both physical and monetary terms; and the recognition of spatial areas as forming the basic focus for measurement.