Figure 2. Maps of potential ecosystem services of the Little Karoo illustrating: (a) Forage production: number of hectares required by a large stock unit (LSU) in each habitat type; (b) Carbon storage: tons of carbon stored per hectare of each habitat type; (c) Water-flow regulation: volume of water provided by a 1-km2 grid; (d) Erosion control: areas of high, medium, and low erosion hazard requiring the maintenance of natural vegetation cover; and (e) Tourism: 10-km viewshed seen by tourists from the major tourist routes.

Note: All maps are transposed over a digital elevation model for illustrative purposes.