The replacement value of wetlands in Sweden

The replacement value of wetlands in Sweden

Primary Country: Sweden
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. SEK 210 million: Annual value of nitrogen abatement costs to increase water quality in wetlands for a 50% reduction in the nitrogen load from Swedish agricultural sources
Region: Europe / Baltic Sea
Data source: MESP Primary

Publication information

Bystrom, O. “The replacement value of wetlands in Sweden” Environmental and Resource Economics, 16(4), 347-362. , 2000

Addtional Notes

Scenario when wetlands are not used for nitrogen abatement, total abatement costs are 40% higher compared to a solution that includes wetlands, and at this level the value of wetlands is estimated to MSEK 210 per year

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