Zuzana Harmáčková is a PhD student at the Department of Human Dimensions of Global Change at the Global Change Research Institute CAS (CzechGlobe) and at Charles University Environment Center. Her background is in ecology and environmental protection, which she studied at the Institute for Environmental Studies, Charles University in Prague. Zuzana’s PhD thesis focuses on the assessment of trade-offs between different types of ecosystem services in the Třeboň Basin under several future scenarios. Her main research subjects are modelling and evaluation of ecosystem services, analyses of regional social-ecological systems and long-term socio-ecological research (LTSER). At present, she contributes to several departmental projects, including FP7 BASE (Bottom-up Climate Adaptation Strategies towards a Sustainable Europe) and UrbanServ (Analysing the Services of Urban Ecosystems and their Impact on Resident Well-being in the Czech Republic). Zuzana is involved in the Ecosystem Services Partnership and in the Young Ecosystem Services Specialists (YESS) network.