An ecosystem service value assessment of land-use change on Chongming Island, China

An ecosystem service value assessment of land-use change on Chongming Island, China

Primary Country: China
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
Ecosystem service value per hectare of coastal wetland and tidal flats in Chongming Island, China for:
  1. $30.06 / ha / year: climate regulation
  2. $989.24 / ha / year: water regulation
  3. $20.47 / ha / year: erosion control
  4. $5.41 / ha / year: pollination
  5. $2.15 / ha / year: soil formation
  6. $120.81 / ha / year: disturbance regulation
  7. $148.24 / ha / year: food
  8. $6.62 / ha / year: cultural and spiritual benefits
  9. $3.42 / ha / year: genetic resources
  10. $139.01 / ha / year: waste regulation
  11. $28.13 / ha / year: habitat function
  12. $34.70 / ha / year:raw materials
  13. $26.37 / ha / year: biological control
  14. $385.04 / ha / year: water supply
  15. $4,565.09 / ha / year: nutrient cycling
  16. $136.80 / ha / year: recreation
Methodology: benefits transfer
Region: Asia
Data source: GecoServ

Publication information

Zhao, B. Kreuter, U.Li, B.Ma, Z.Chen, J.Nakagoshi, N. “An ecosystem service value assessment of land-use change on Chongming Island, China” Land Use Policy, 2004

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