Self-reflection Essay Questions:
Please answer the following self-reflection essay questions. After formulating your answers, you may post them online at the Knowledge Café for this course as a way to share your ideas and glean knowledge from other students’ responses.
- What is the compatibility matrix as applied to forests?
- How do you determine the optimal use of forests for multiple-use of forest ecosystem services?
- What is a trade-off analysis, and how do you apply it in selecting the best policy option for multiple-use forest management?
- What are the types of multiple-use, and how do you apply the multiple-use concept in sustainable forest management?
- To demonstrate your understanding of payment for ecosystem services, choose either terrestrial or coastal areas (e.g. mangrove), and answer the following questions:
- Identify the ecosystems services from the above area (what are the goods and services?)
- What are the threats to that ecosystems?
- What are the measures that can be undertaken to address those threats?
- How do you want to determine the rate of payment?