Valuation of ecosystem services provided by coastal wetlands in northwest Mexico

Valuation of ecosystem services provided by coastal wetlands in northwest Mexico

Primary Country: Mexico
Ecosystems: estuary / mangrove / wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $1 billion: Annual total ecosystem service value flow for northwest wetlands in Mexico
  2. $2,352,272: Annual ecosystem service value flow for coastal lagoon
  3. $872,233,439: Annual ecosystem service value flow for saltmarsh/unconsolidated bottom
  4. $157,669,744: Annual ecosystem service value flow for saltmarsh/ forested mangrove
Methodology: benefits transfer, meta-analysis

Publication information

Camacho-Valdez, Vera A. Ruiz-LunaA. GhermandiP. ALD Nunes “Valuation of ecosystem services provided by coastal wetlands in northwest Mexico” Ocean & Coastal Management 78: 1-11., 2013

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