The European Water Framework Directive and Economic Valuation of Wetlands: the Restoration of Floodplains along the River Elbe

The European Water Framework Directive and Economic Valuation of Wetlands: the Restoration of Floodplains along the River Elbe

Primary Country: Germany
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
a) Euro 13,500 / ha: Value of habitat function of wetlands along the River Elbe, Gemany
  1. Euro 1,156.67 / ha: Value of nutrient cycling of wetlands along the River Elbe, Gemany
  2. Euro 11.9 / person / year: WTP for protection of endangered species and habitats in the Elbe River per person per annum
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Europe
Data source: GecoServ, Primary

Publication information

Meyerhoff, J. Dehnhardt, A. “The European Water Framework Directive and Economic Valuation of Wetlands: the Restoration of Floodplains along the River Elbe” European Environment Vol 17:18-36, 2007

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