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Table 3 Mapping of ecosystem service classifications

From: Spatial analysis of the benefits and burdens of ecological focus areas for water-related ecosystem services vulnerable to climate change in Europe

Classification (Tzilivakis et al. 2015a) Common International Classification of Ecosystem Services (CICES) (Haines-Young and Potschin 2013)
  Section Division Group Class
Dilution Regulation and maintenance Maintenance of physical, chemical, biological conditions Water conditions Chemical condition of freshwaters
Filtrationa Regulation and maintenance Maintenance of physical, chemical, biological conditions Water conditions Chemical condition of freshwaters
Flood regulation Regulation and maintenance Mediation of flows Liquid flows Flood protection
Water provision Provisioning Nutrition Water
  Provisioning Materials Water
  1. aAlthough a CICES class does exist for filtration (e.g. filtration/sequestration/storage/accumulation by ecosystems), the assessment of the performance of EFAs in the indicator framework (Tzilivakis et al. 2016) is more focused on the outcome, i.e. water quality in this instance. Hence filtration has been associated with the CICES chemical condition of freshwaters class