Valuing coral reefs: a travel cost analysis of the Great Barrier Reef

Valuing coral reefs: a travel cost analysis of the Great Barrier Reef

Primary Country: Australia
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $700 million-$1.6 billion: Annual recreational use value Great Barrier reef,
  2. $325 to $743 / trip: Value per trip from diving at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia,
  3. 33.39 USD/ha/yr: ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Recreation/Tourism.
Region: Australia / Northeastern
Data source: Consvalmap.org, MESP Primary, ESVD

Publication information

Carr, L. Mendelsohn, R. “Valuing coral reefs: a travel cost analysis of the Great Barrier Reef” Ambio, 32(5), 353-357., 2003

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