SNAPP: Land-use change and conservation policy in Brazil and the U.S. for biodiversity, ecosystem services and economic returns

Principal Investigators:

Stephen Polasky, Carlos C. Durigan, Joseph E. Fargione, Derric Pennington, and Andrew Plantinga

There are tradeoffs and synergies between biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services, and economic productivity that are not usually considered when decisions are made about land use, investments in land protection, or policy. Overlooking such tradeoffs often results in low return on investment (ROI) for conservation expenditures and unintended consequences of policy decisions. This SNAP Working Group project will develop and apply spatially explicit, integrated models of land-use change, habitat for biodiversity, ecosystem service provision... more

Participants and Meetings

Working Group Participants
ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group28th—30th July 2015Participant List  
Working Group15th—16th April 2016Participant List  
Working Group10th—11th March 2017Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Mario Barrosomariobarroso [at] wwf.org.brWorld Wildlife Fund, Brazil
Leandro Baumgartenlbaumgarten [at] tnc.orgThe Nature Conservancy
Gilberto Camaragilberto.camara [at] inpe.brCentro de Previsão de Tempo e Estudos Climáticos (CPTEC/INPE)
Michael T. Coemtcoe [at] whrc.orgWoods Hole Research Center
Carlos C. Durigancdurigan [at] wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society
Don Eatondeaton [at] wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society Brazil
Joseph E. Fargionejfargione [at] tnc.orgThe Nature Conservancy
Justin Johnsonjandrewjohnson [at] gmail.comUniversity of Minnesota
Alexine Keuroghlianakeuroghlian [at] wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society Brazil
Ashley E. Larsenlarsen.ashley [at] gmail.comUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Joshua J. Lawlerjlawler [at] u.washington.eduUniversity of Washington
David Lewislewisda [at] onid.orst.eduOregon State University
Ruben Lubowskirlubowski [at] edf.orgEnvironmental Defense Fund
Sebastián Martinuzzisebamartinuzzi [at] gmail.comUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
Aline Mosniermosnier [at] iiasa.ac.atInternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Dave Naugledavid.naugle [at] umontana.eduUniversity of Montana
Erik Nelsonenelson2 [at] bowdoin.eduBowdoin College
Michael Obersteineroberstei [at] iiasa.ac.atInternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Edegar Oliveiraedegaroliveira [at] wwf.org.brWorld Wildlife Fund, Brazil
Derric Penningtonderric.pennington [at] wwfus.orgWorld Wildlife Fund
Andrew Plantingaplantinga [at] bren.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Stephen Polaskypolasky [at] umn.eduUniversity of Minnesota
Volker Radeloffradeloff [at] wisc.eduUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
Fernando Ramosfernando [at] lac.inpe.brCentro de Previsão de Tempo e Estudos Climáticos (CPTEC/INPE)
Brian Stenquistmeetingchallenges [at] prodigy.netMeeting Challenges
Meg Symingtonmeg.symington [at] wwfus.orgWorld Wildlife Fund
John Witheywitheyj [at] evergreen.eduFlorida International University
Alexandre X Ywata Carvalhoalexandre.ywata [at] ipea.gov.brInstitute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA)
Kate Helmstedtkatehelmstedt [at] gmail.comUniversity of California, Berkeley
Claire Rungerunge [at] nceas.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Products: Publications, Reports, Datasets, Presentations, Visualizations

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"SNAPP: Land-use change and conservation policy in Brazil and the U.S. for biodiversity, ecosystem services and economic returns" is project ID: 12704