AMBIOTEK COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY (AMBIOTEK)

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DESCRIPTION

AmbioTEK is a UK community interest company (not for profit) which aims to bridge environmental science and policy making through the development of dynamic spatial policy support tools that put complex data and knowledge to work in supporting more informed policy. AmbioTEK works with KCL to develop software based Policy Support tools and makes these freely available to a large global user community (1200 users from 1029 organisations in 141 countries. These tools include WaterWorld and Co$ting Nature that are both focused on mapping green infrastructure, ecosystem service provision and the nature and distribution of beneficiaries. Such tools and developments in the science behind them will be important in providing consistent, rapid and robust policy support on the contribution of ecosystems to multiple ecosystem services, including hazard mitigation.