Publications

TESS leaflets.

 English version   [PDF, 448KB]
 German version   [PDF, 525KB]
 Greek version   [PDF, 394KB]
 Portuguese version   [PDF, 598KB]

Report of the TESS closing conference in Brussels, May 2011, presenting recommendations and policy guidelines based on biodiversity management practices across Europe.

 TESS Final Report   [PDF, 417KB]

Policy guidelines based on biodiversity management practices across Europe.

 TESS policy recommendations and guidelines   [PDF, 3.928KB]

A survey of government practices. Country Coordinators collected data systematically by means of a questionnaire design based on findings of previous work in the project; they applied a similar process at local level. The objective was to assess how their use of SEA and SIA has affected ecosystem services and biodiversity.

 Pan-European survey of assessment processes   [PDF, 2.325KB]

Synthesis report on central and local information flows and decision making requirements for strategic environmental assessment (SEA), sustainability impact assessment (SIA), environmental impact assessments (EIA), and other environmental decision making at all levels.

 Synthesis report: Central and local information flows and decision making requirements   [PDF, 660KB]

 Appendix   [PDF, 53KB]

Identification of practical needs and stakeholder perspectives in relation to decision making at the local and regional level, especially for environmental impact assessments (EIA).

 Model of the local decision making process   [PDF, 1.040KB]

Identification of the information needs of policy makers, especially for strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and sustainability impact assessment (SIA), and how information is currently obtained.

 Model of information flows from local and regional to central   [PDF, 599KB]

Requirements of the London workshop.

 Combined Report: Local and Government information workshop requirements   [PDF, 61KB]

New TESS publication: Conservation from use of biodiversity and ecosystem services: paper presented at the XXIX Congress of the International Union of Game Biologists (IUGB) in Moscow, Russian Federation.

 Conservation from use of biodiversity and ecosystem services   [PDF, 119KB]

A transactional “glocal” approach to biodiversity monitoring (and not only monitoring): poster presented at the Biodiversity monitoring and conservation international Symposium in June 18-19 2009, London, UK.

 A transactional “glocal” approach to biodiversity monitoring (and not only monitoring)   [PDF, 403KB]

The project's brochure presents all the objectives and consortium of TESS.

 TESS Brochure   [PDF, 468KB]

A Transactional Environmental Support System for Europe: paper presented at the European conference of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU "TOWARDS eENVIRONMENT", March 25-27 2009, Prague, Czech Republic.

 A Transactional Environmental Support System for Europe   [PDF, 188KB]