An economic analysis of vegetative buffer strip implementation. Case study: Elkhorn Slough, Monterey Bay, California

An economic analysis of vegetative buffer strip implementation. Case study: Elkhorn Slough, Monterey Bay, California

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: multiple
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $4,454,718 / year: Benefits to society of implementing vegetative buffer strip to protect watershed including flood control, land protection, drinking water, harbor dredging in Monteray Bay, California
Methodology: multiple
Region: Americas / Pacific
Data source: National Ocean Economics Program

Publication information

Rein, F.A. “An economic analysis of vegetative buffer strip implementation. Case study: Elkhorn Slough, Monterey Bay, California” Coastal Management, 27(4), 377-390, 1999

Addtional Notes

avoided cost, travel cost and expenditure data

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