Valuing recreation and amenities at San Diego County beaches

Valuing recreation and amenities at San Diego County beaches

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: beach
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $28.27 / person / day: Recreational value per activity day at beaches in San Diego
  2. $28 - 42 / user day: CS per user day for San Diego residents to use San Diego beaches
  3. $11.13 / trip: CS per activity day at beaches in California
  4. $0-$1: reduction in value of a beach day due to single beach closure
  5. $28: value of a beach day per beach trip
Region: Americas / Pacific
Data source: GecoServ; NOEP

Publication information

Lew, D. Larson, D. “Valuing recreation and amenities at San Diego County beaches” Coastal Management 33:71-86, 2005

Addtional Notes

Uses a recreation demand model that explains a beach user's choice of which beach to visit. These include estimates of the economic values of a beach day, beach closures, and beach amenities.

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