On September 12th in the halls of the Department of “Ecology and Environment” at the Faculty of Biology, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” was held a training on the project “Ecosystem services mapping and assessment of heathland and schrubs ecosystems in Bulgaria (outside NATURA 2000)” in relation with additional funded activities for the project, namely mapping and assessment of ecosystems and ecosystem services for type B2”Agroecosystems”.
The relevant indicators for Agroecosystems’ condition and their services, possible sources of information and databases were discussed in detail at the meeting. Different types of land use and agroecosystem polygons were registered and also the distinct differences between the heathland and schrubs ecosystems and agroecosystems.
Methods for assessment of polygons and methods and approaches for their evaluation were specified and synchronized during the meeting. Practical training were held with the experts on the mapping of different types of agroecosystems.