Harnessing Ocean Observing Technologies to Improve Beach Management: Examining the Potential Economic Benefits of An Improvement in the Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System

Harnessing Ocean Observing Technologies to Improve Beach Management: Examining the Potential Economic Benefits of An Improvement in the Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: beach
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $13.50 / person / visit: Average recreational value for a beach trip in California
  2. $25.00 / person / visit: Average per trip per person beach related expenditure for California beach visits
Methodology: travel cost and contingent valuation
Region: Americas / Pacific
Data source: GecoServ

Publication information

Pendleton, L. “Harnessing Ocean Observing Technologies to Improve Beach Management: Examining the Potential Economic Benefits of An Improvement in the Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System” University of California, Los Angeles, 2004

Addtional Notes

http://www.boemre.gov/eppd/reports/RegionalObservingSystemBenefitsReportAppendices.pdf

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