About MESP

Welcome to the Marine Ecosystem Services Partnership (MESP) – a virtual center for information and communication on the human uses of marine ecosystems around the world. Please use this portal to explore our extensive database of valuation studies and learn more about our work. 

About us

Learn more about the MESP, its mission, and vision.

Read More…

The Partners

The MESP is possible with the help of its many working and managing partners.

Read More…

The Databases

The MESP works with the following databases to ease access to marine ecosystem services valuation data.

Read More…

Frequently Asked Questions


MESP Director Quoted in New York Times

MESP Director Linwood Pendleton is quoted in the New York Times for his ecosystem services valuation work in California.

New Report: Socioeconomics of Bioprospecting

The International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics has just published a special volume of reports in "Socioeconomics and Management of Bioprospecting".

Journal "Solutions" Reports on Ecosystem Services Partnership

The journal "Solutions" writes about the Ecosystem Services Partnership and its work.

New iPhone App Tracks Environmental Impact

A new iPhone app uses Blue Carbon data to help users visualize their carbon footprint.

New December Data

MESP- Close of 2011 Newsletter