Valuing ecosystem services from wetlands restoration in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley

Valuing ecosystem services from wetlands restoration in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $2,526 / ha: Restoration cost of the Wetland Reserve Program in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley per hectare
  2. $1,446-1,497 / ha / year: Annual value from recreation at the Mississippi Alluvial Valley wetlands
  3. $16 / ha / year: Annual value from recreation at the Mississippi Alluvial Valley wetlands
  4. $74 / ha / year: Annual market value of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley wetlands currently
  5. $1,068 / ha / year: Annual market value of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley wetlands potentially
  6. $197 / ha / year: Annual value of climate regulation at the Mississippi Alluvial Valley wetlands
  7. $1,268 / ha / year: Annual value of nutrient cycling at the Mississippi Alluvial Valley wetlands
Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico
Data source: GecoServ

Publication information

Jenkins, W. A. Murray, B. C.Kramer, R. A.Faulkner, S. P. “Valuing ecosystem services from wetlands restoration in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley” Ecological Economics, 69(5), 2010

Addtional Notes

Estimated social value surpasses the one-time public expenditure or social cost of wetlands restoration in only two years

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