The Economic Value of Wetlands: Wetlands' Role in Flood Protection in Western Washington.

The Economic Value of Wetlands: Wetlands' Role in Flood Protection in Western Washington.

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $11,754 / acre / year: Annual wetland proxy value estimates at Scriber Creek watershed based on a 1984 storm simulation model
  2. $35,612 / acre / year: Annual wetland proxy value estimates at all Springbrook Creek watershed based on a 1984 storm simulation model
  3. $41,325 / acre / year: Annual wetland proxy value estimates at Lynwood Springbrook Creek watershed based on a 1984 storm simulation model
  4. $51,095 / acre / year: Annual wetland proxy value estimates at all Springbrook Creek watershed based on a 1986 storm simulation model
  5. $7,830 / acre / year: Annual wetland proxy value estimates at Lynwood Springbrook Creek watershed based on a 1986 storm simulation model
Methodology: replacement cost
Region: Americas / Pacific
Data source: GecoServ

Publication information

Leshcine, T. Wellman, K.Green, T. “The Economic Value of Wetlands: Wetlands' Role in Flood Protection in Western Washington. ” Washington State Department of Ecology., 1997

Addtional Notes

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/pubs/97100.pdf

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