Valuing snorkeling visits to the Florida Keys with stated and revealed preference models

Valuing snorkeling visits to the Florida Keys with stated and revealed preference models

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $481.15 / person / year : Annual average per person user value for snorkeling trips to the Florida Keys
  2. $131 / person / day: CS per day for visitors
  3. $207 / person / day : CS per day for visitors who plan to increase visits above current levels
  4. $735 / person: WTP to preserve the current water quality and health of the coral reefs.
Methodology: Contingent valuation and travel cost method
Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico
Data source: National Ocean Economics Program

Publication information

Park, T. Bowker, M.J.Leeworthy, V.R. “Valuing snorkeling visits to the Florida Keys with stated and revealed preference models” Journal of Environmental Management, 65, 301-312, 2002

Addtional Notes

http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/16713/1/fs0009.pdf

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