The economic analysis of Gökova Special Environmental Protection Area

The economic analysis of Gökova Special Environmental Protection Area

Primary Country: Turkey
Ecosystems: beach / marine park / seagrass
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $332,854: Value of fisheries per year in the Gokova SEPA
  2. $62,350: Value of salicornia per year in the Gokova SEPA
  3. $792,064: Value of carbon sequestration per year in the Gokova SEPA
  4. $2,844,800: Value of erosion protection per year in the Gokova SEPA
  5. $10,148,400: Value of waste treatment per year in the Gokova SEPA
  6. $17,051,104: Value of tourism/recreation per year in the Gokova SEPA
  7. $31,231,572: Total value per year
Methodology: market prices, benefit transfer

Publication information

Bann, C. E. Basak “The economic analysis of Gökova Special Environmental Protection Area” Project PIMS 3697: The Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey. Technical Report Series 3: 80 pp., 2011

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