Chesapeake Bay water quality and public beach use in Maryland

Chesapeake Bay water quality and public beach use in Maryland

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: estuary
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $97.92 / day: CS per day for coastal recreational fishing in Chesapeake Bay, South Carolina Average aggregate benefits for Three Water-Related Activities from a 20% Improvement in the Chesapeake Bay's water quality
  2. 34,658,000 : for public western shore beach use
  3. $4,717,000: boating with trailered boat
  4. $1,368,000: striped bass sportfishing Average aggregate benefits water quality improvements
  5. $67,582,000: for users
  6. $23,555,000: non-users
  7. $91,137,000: total
  8. $97.92 / day: CS per day for coastal recreational fishing in Chesapeake Bay, South Carolina Average aggregate benefits for Three Water-Related Activities from a 20% Improvement in the Chesapeake Bay's water quality
  9. 34,658,000: for public western shore beach use
  10. $4,717,000: boating with trailered boat
  11. $1,368,000: striped bass sportfishing Average aggregate benefits water quality improvements
  12. $67,582,000: for users
  13. $23,555,000: non-users
  14. $91,137,000: total
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: National Ocean Economics Program

Publication information

Strand, I. Bockstael, N.Kling, C. “Chesapeake Bay water quality and public beach use in Maryland” Paper presented at the Conference on Economics of Chesapeake Bay Management II, Annapolis, MD, 1986

Addtional Notes

Keyword: species, fish, fishery

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