Co$tingNature (English)

In addition to the video-based training below practical exercises for delivering training courses in Co$tingNature are available, here

Costing Nature (and WaterWorld) Presentation


Presentation:Comparison of ES tools (0h1m13s)
    Making Science accessible - advantages and objectives of WW /CN (0h5m35s)
CO$TING NATURE - Aim (0h25m40s)
    What Co$ting Nature does (0h27m30s)
    Summary of Co$ting Nature outputs (0h29m1s)
    ES and Nature Conservation priority maps and hotspots (0h29m31s)
WW/CN where they should(n't) be applied (0h30m30s)

Demonstration. User-level: hyperuser. Language: English (Focus area: Kenya).  Prepared for Millennium ecosystem assessment sub-global assessment network
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access.

SGA Network webinar 4: Assessing current ecosystem services and impacts using Co$ting Nature and WaterWorld from UNEP WCMC on Vimeo.


Demonstration. User-level: scientist. Language: English (Focus area: Colombia)
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access.

Step 1 Define area (0m19s)
Step 2 Prepare data (2m16s)
Step 3 Start simulation (4m56s)
Step 5 Results maps list (7m7s)
    The map view window (8m15s)
    View map by region (eg watershed, protected area) (9m14s)
    Viewing in Google maps/Earth (9m57s)
    Query points on a map and viewing the component inputs of a map (10m36s)
    Comparing potential and realised bundled services (12m31s)
    Examining the relative threat index (13m41s)
    Examining the relative conservation priority index (14m23s)
    Examining conservation priority metrics (15m18s)
    Examining the development priority metrics (16m23s)
Step 4 Policy exercises (scenarios/policy options, valuatiion) (18m32s)
Accessing the model and system documentation (19m31s)

Demonstration. User-level: hyperuser. Language: English (Focus area: Colombia) [including WaterWorld]
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access.

Demonstration of CN getting started (0h27m8s)
Demo Step 1: Define area (0h29m20s)
Demo Step 2: Prepare data (0h31m13s)
    Running tiles that have not been run before - building tiles (0h32m20s)
    Mask using rules (0h32m45s)
Demo Step 2: Copying data - limited storage space for runs (0h35m40s)
    Summary statistics for input maps (0h37m20s)
Demo Step 3: Start Simulation - Indexing locally or globally (0h38m25s)
Demo Step 5: Results maps - list (0h40m24s)
    Example: Relative Total Realised services. GIS functionality (CN and WW), view by function (0h40m44s)
    Viewing in Google Maps, Query points to determine values of input (0h44m40s)
    Compare Potential vs Realized Bundled Services (0h47m2s)
    Future Threat and Current Pressure (0h48m28s)
    Biodiversity Index and Conservation Priority Index (0h49m59s)
    Pressured and Threatened Conservation Priority index (0h51m8s)
Step 4: Changing Priorities and Values - setting weights (0h52m6s)
Free version and licensed features (1h36m15s)

Demonstration. User-level: hyperuser. Language: English (Focus area: Madagascar) [including WaterWorld]
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access..

Demonstration of Co$ting Nature - 1 hectare - Madagascar (0h38m0s)
    Logging in and choosing the interface: Scientist and Licensed User, creating accounts (0h38m24s)
Demo Step 1: Define area (0h41m20s)
Demo Step 2: Prepare data (0h43m45s)
    Looking at summary statistics of the input maps (0h46m10s)
Demo Step 3: Start Simulation (0h48m0s)
CN Documentation and Help (0h49m40s)
Demo Step 5: Results maps - list (0h50m8s)
    Example: Total Realised services. GIS options (0h52m18s)
    ROIs, ZOIs and POIs (0h56m39s)
    Query points to determine values of input (0h58m57s)
    Relative Conservation Priority Index (1h1m59s)
    Relative Development Priority Index and Relative ES and Nature Conservation Priority Index (1h3m26s)
    Relative threat index (1h6m17s)
Step 4: Policy options Uploading your own data (1h7m40s)
Step 4: Policy options Changing Priorities and Values - rule setting (1h9m46s)
Step 4: Policy options Land Use and Cover Change - rule setting (1h14m22s)

Demonstration. User-level: megauser. Language: English (Focus area: Peru 1km resolution)
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access.

Step 1 Define area (0m29s)
Step 2 Prepare data (1m49s)
Step 3 Start simulation (4m34s)
Step 5 Results maps list (5m43s)
    View maps available to Megauser: Total relative realised water provisioning services (clean water available) (6m17s)
    Carbon sequestration maps (7m12s)
    total relative realised bundled services (combination of services of water, carbon, nature based tourism and hazard mitigation, produced and consumed) (7m51s)
    Comparing potential and realised bundled services (8m32s)
    Examining the relative conservation priority index (9m58s)
    aggregrate nature conservation priorities based on realised services (10m45s)
    The map view window (11m18s)
    View map by region (eg watershed, protected area) (11m54s)
    Viewing in Google maps/Earth (12m30s)
    Query points on a map and viewing the component inputs of a map (12m37s)
Step 4 Policy exercises (scenarios/policy options, valuation) (14m29s)
    Changing the Priorities and Values of conservation priorities (15m0s)

Demonstration. User-level: megauser. Language: English (Focus area: Peru 1km resolution)
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access.

Step 1 Define area (1m14s)
Step 2 Prepare data (3m6s)
    Limited number of runs you can store for your account (4m5s)
    Examining the input data - stats and maps (5m2s)
Step 3. including Indexing locally and globally. (6m56s)
    Documentation (8m25s)
Step 5 results maps (10m54s)
    Potential and realised carbon services index (12m0s)
    Share - generating a permalink (16m13s)
    Total realised bundled services (15m59s)
    Priority indices for development and nature conservation (20m29s)
    Other Conservation priority indices (23m0s)
    REDD+ Indicators (24m6s)
Step 4 policy exercises (25m48s)
    Change input maps for your own (26m4s)
    Land use change scenarios - implement your own scenarios (26m13s)
    Change priorities and Values - setting ES values (26m25s)
    Manage simulations, max number of simulations and deleting runs (29m28s)
    The run and scenario breadcrumbs to see run status and scenario details (31m6s)