Public preferences for compensatory mitigation of salt marsh losses: a contingent choice of alternatives

Public preferences for compensatory mitigation of salt marsh losses: a contingent choice of alternatives

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $0.64 / household /acre: Household WTP of residents of New England (single payme
  2. per acre to preserve or restore the salt marsh of Rhode island
  3. $263,000 / acre: aggregate WTP per acre
  4. $14 - 17 / metric ton of carbon sequstered: Carbon sequestration benefits of the Bay of Fundy Salt Marsh
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Bauer, D. Cyr, N.Swallow, S. “Public preferences for compensatory mitigation of salt marsh losses: a contingent choice of alternatives” Conservation Biology, 18, 401-411., 2004

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