The economic value of wetlands systems

The economic value of wetlands systems

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $6 / acre year: Value of recreation of wetlands in Louisiana
  2. $81 / acre / year: Value of wetlands in support of commerical fisheries in Louisiana
  3. $0.40 / ha / year: Value of disturbance regulation of wetlands in Louisiana
  4. 102.54 USD/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Fish
  5. 18.48USD/ha/yr.: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Storm protection
  6. 14.82 USD/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Recreation
Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico
Data source: GecoServ, ESVD

Publication information

Farber, S. Costanza, R. “The economic value of wetlands systems” Journal of Environmental Management Vol 24: 41-51., 1987

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