Global valuation of ecosystem services: application to the Pantanal da Nhecolandia, Brazil

Global valuation of ecosystem services: application to the Pantanal da Nhecolandia, Brazil

Primary Country: Brazil
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
Annual value per hectare in the Pantanal wetlands, Brazil of:
  1. $425.13 /ha/yr: cultural and spiritual value,
  2. $8.23/ ha/yr: genetic resources,
  3. $11.29/ ha/yr: biological control,
  4. $1,747.19/ ha /yr: disturbance regulation,
  5. $63.41/ha/yr: erosion control,
  6. $67.35/ha/yr:gas regulation,
  7. $105.88 /ha/yr: habitat function,
  8. $185.06 / ha/yr: nutrient cycling,
  9. $44.76 / ha / year: climate regulation,
  10. $53.40 / ha / year: food,
  11. $75.05 / ha / year: raw materials,
  12. $157.37 / ha / year: recreation,
  13. $22.37 / h : soil formation
  14. $505.05 / ha / year: Annual value of waste regulation per hectare of the Pantanal wetlands, Brazil
  15. $378.81/ha/yr: Annual value of water regulation per hectare of the Pantanal wetlands, Brazil
  16. $1,977.11/ha/yr: Annual value of water supply per hectare of the Pantanal wetlands, Brazil
Methodology: benefits transfer
Region: Americas
Data source: GecoServ

Publication information

Seidl, A.F. Moraes, A.S. “Global valuation of ecosystem services: application to the Pantanal da Nhecolandia, Brazil” Ecological Economics, 2000

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