Land use change and its effects on the value of ecosystem services along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico

Land use change and its effects on the value of ecosystem services along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico

Primary Country: Mexico
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $1400/ha/yr: Net loss of ecosystem services value in Boca del Rio due to urban sprawl
  2. $700000/ha/yr: In Chachalacas
  3. $100000/ha/yr: In Coasta Esmeralda
Methodology: benefits transfer

Publication information

Mendoza-Gonzalez, G. M.L. MartinezD. LithgowO. Perez-MaqueoP. Simonin “Land use change and its effects on the value of ecosystem services along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico” Ecological Economics 82: 23-32., 2012

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