The Economic Value of Lake Tarpon, Florida and the Impact of Aquatic Weeds

The Economic Value of Lake Tarpon, Florida and the Impact of Aquatic Weeds

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: lakes
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $3.20 / day:user value per day of Lake Tarpon including the opportunity cost of time
  2. $50.4 million : economic impact of Lake Tarpon on the surrounding areas
  3. $9 million: in wages
Methodology: travel cost method (zonal)
Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Bell, F. McGinnis, H. “The Economic Value of Lake Tarpon, Florida and the Impact of Aquatic Weeds” Burruss Institute of Public Service, Kennesaw State University., 1998

Addtional Notes

9.5% of the local population use the lake

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