Annelies Boerema is a doctoral student in environmental science at the Research Group Ecosystem Management of the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Her research focusses on biophysical and economic evaluation of ecosystem services to assess the impact of ecosystem management, with an emphasis on estuaries. She obtained her Master’s degree in commercial engineering and a Master’s degree in environmental science at the University of Antwerp.
Articles By Annelies Boerema
This study examines which and, if possible, how much more ecosystem services are provided by the most recent nature inspired coastal protection project Prins Hendrik Zanddijk, in comparison with a traditional concrete and asphalt construction.
An ecosystem services assessment of Port Botany’s expansion identifies the project’s economic, environmental and socio-economic impacts for a universal stakeholder guide which ensures sustainable development.DOWNLOAD PDF Document | 2,87 MB
A case study of a tidal marsh restoration project at the Polders of Kruibeke in Belgium shows how an Ecosystem Services assessment can reveal otherwise hidden benefits.DOWNLOAD PDF Document | 1,65 MB