Valuing Ecosystem Services with Fishery Rents: A Lumped-Parameter Approach to Hypoxia in the Neuse River Estuary

Valuing Ecosystem Services with Fishery Rents: A Lumped-Parameter Approach to Hypoxia in the Neuse River Estuary

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: multiple
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $2.56 million: Discounted present value fishery rent increase from a 30% reduction in nitrogen loadings in the Neuse, North Carolina
Methodology: effect on production
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: National Ocean Economics Program

Publication information

Smith, M.D. Crowder, L.B. “Valuing Ecosystem Services with Fishery Rents: A Lumped-Parameter Approach to Hypoxia in the Neuse River Estuary” FEEM paper, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, North Carolina., 2005

Addtional Notes

This welfare estimate is fairly sensitive to some parameter values but surprisingly not sensitive to initial conditions http://www.feem.it/NR/rdonlyres/93F8E540-81CF-488F-82D1-06B9D8342F13/1724/11507.pdf

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