Most of conservation measures concerning wetlands omit their functional dimensions and focus only on patrimonial areas. A functional approach emphasizes the importance of wetlands with ordinary biodiversity.
Spatialisation of wetland functions helps to define an area of concertation with local stakeholders and to reflect on multi-scaling strategies for wetlands management.
The overall objective is to support the implementation of wetland related policies in the Rhone river basin using a multi-scaling mapping tool.
This work was carried out by MedWet as part of the portfolio of Mediterranean wetland projects.
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