SNAPP: Documenting, measuring and valuing the ecosystem service and human well-­being benefits delivered by Key Biodiversity Areas

Principal Investigators:

Penny Langhammer, Leah R. Gerber, and Stephen Woodley

Demand for natural resources is placing increasing pressure on the planet’s remaining areas of importance for biodiversity. Resource managers in government agencies, civil society organizations and the private sector require approaches to document and quantify the value of these areas in economic and cultural as well as biological terms. A number of tools and methods have been developed to assess and measure ecosystem services. However, in spite of tremendous progress in understanding the nature and value of ecosystem services provided by natural... more

Participants and Meetings

Working Group Participants
ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group5th—8th April 2016Participant List  
Working Group27th—30th March 2017Participant List  
Working Group7th—10th November 2017Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Nirmal Bhagabatinirmal.bhagabati@wwfus.orgWorld Wildlife Fund
Thomas Brooksthomas.brooks@iucn.orgNatureServe/Association for Biodiversity Information
Kai M.A. Chankaichan@ires.ubc.caUniversity of British Columbia
Leah R. Gerberleah.gerber@asu.eduArizona State University
Craig Grovescraig_groves@tnc.orgThe Nature Conservancy
Jane Carter Ingramjane.ingram@ey.comErnst and Young
Penny LanghammerPenny.Langhammer@asu.eduArizona State University
Lisa A Mandlelmandle@stanford.eduNatural Capital Project
Jenny Merrimanjenny.merriman@birdlife.orgBirdlife International
Rachel Neugartenrneugarten@conservation.orgConservation International
Kelvin Pehkelvin.peh@gmail.comUniversity of South Australia
Justina Rayjray@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society Canada
James E. M. Watsonjwatson@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society
Stephen Woodleystephen.woodley@iucn.orgParks Canada
Myint of Wildlife
Thiridawei Aungthiridaweiaung@gmail.comBiodiversity and Nature Conservation Association
Craig Beattycraig.BEATTY@iucn.orgInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Thient Thandar BonullWildlife Conservation Society Myanmar
Tim Bouchertboucher@tnc.orgThe Nature Conservancy
Jake Brunnerjake.brunner@iucn.orgInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Stuart H.M. Butchartstuart.butchart@birdlife.orgBirdlife International
Jeremy Carew Centre for Environmental Management
Aung Myo Chitnkgmaymyo@gmail.comSmithsonian Institution
Grant Connetegrmcco@gmail.comSmithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park
Michele Daileymichele.dailey@wwfus.orgWorld Wildlife Fund
Hedley Granthamhgrantham@wcs.orgUniversity of Queensland
Lee Hannahl.hannah@conservation.orgConservation International
Hanna Helsignenhanna.helsingen@wwfgreatermekong.orgWorld Wildlife Fund, Myanmar
Saw Htunsawhtunwcs@gmail.comWildlife Conservation Society Myanmar
Rory Centre for Environmental Management
William Jacksonwilliam.jackson@intellagama.comIntellagama
Katherine LaJeunesse Connetelajeune@gmail.comSmithsonian Institution
U Myo Min Lattnull
Kate Lazarusklazarus@ifc.orgInternational Finance Corporation
Zau Lunnzaulunn.ffi@gmail.comFauna and Flora International
Ngwe Lwinngwelwin@gmail.comFauna and Flora International
Than Myintmyint@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society Myanmar
Naw Ei Ei Nyeinpoint.directr@gmail.comPromotion of Indigenous and Nature Together
Scott PerkinScott.PERKIN@iucn.orgInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Paul Sein Twapaulkesan@gmail.comKaren Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN)
Nay Myo Shwenmshwe@googlemail.comFauna and Flora International
Jeffery Silvermanjsilverman@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society Myanmar
May Nwe Soemay.nwe.soe@undp.orgUnited Nations Development Programme
Daw Khine Khine Swessma1969@icloud.comFriends of Wildlife
Naw May Lay ThantMayLay@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society Myanmar
Tint Lwin Thaungtintlwinthaung@gmail.comThe Nature Conservancy Myanmar
Zin Myo Thuzinmyo.thu@iucn.orgInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Myanmar
Rob Tizardrjtizard@ocellata.comWildlife Conservation Society Myanmar
U Saw Tun and Nature Conservation Association
Christy Williamschristy.williams@wwfgreatermekong.orgWorld Wildlife Fund, Myanmar
Thwe Thwe Winnull
Kyaw Khaung Thant ZinKKTZin@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society Myanmar
Edward Cheskeycheskey@naturecanada.caNature Canada
Andrew Couturieracouturier@bsc-eoc.orgBird Studies Canada
Amie Ennsaenns@natureserve.caNatureServe Canada
Dalal Hannadalal.e.hanna@gmail.comMcGill University
Patrick Henryphenry@natureserve.caNatureServe
Simone Maynardmaynardsimone@gmail.comInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Elena Osipovaelena.osipova@iucn.orgInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Camille Ouellet Dallairecamille.o.dallaire@gmail.comMcGill University
Susan Prestonsusan.preston@canada.caEnvironment Canada
James Sniderjsnider@wwfcanada.orgWorld Wildlife Fund Canada

Products: Publications, Reports, Datasets, Presentations, Visualizations

TypeProduct of NCEAS Research
Report or White Paper Neugarten, Rachel; Langhammer, Penny; Osipova, Elena; Bagstad, Kenneth; Bhagabati, Nirmal; Butchart, Stuart H.M.; Dudley, Nigel; Elliott, Vittoria; Gerber, Leah R.; Arrellano Gutierrez, Claudia; Ivanic, Kasandra-Zoica; Kettunen, Marianne; Mandle, Lisa A; Merriman, Jenny; Mulligan, Mark; Peh, Kelvin; Raudsepp-Hearne, Ciara; Semmens, Darius J.; Stolton, Sue; Willcock, Simon. 2018. Tools for measuring, modelling, and valuing ecosystem services. IUCN. (Abstract)
"SNAPP: Documenting, measuring and valuing the ecosystem service and human well-­being benefits delivered by Key Biodiversity Areas" is project ID: 12726