Valuing wetlands: guidance for valuing the benefits derived from wetland ecosystem services

Valuing wetlands: guidance for valuing the benefits derived from wetland ecosystem services

Primary Country: global
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $3,300 / ha / year, $200 billion / year : Figures are average global values based on sustainable use levels taken from two synthesis studies
Region: global
Data source: Primary

Publication information

De Groot, R.S. Stuip, M.A.M.Finlayson, C.M.Davidson, N. “Valuing wetlands: guidance for valuing the benefits derived from wetland ecosystem services” Ramsar Technical Report No. 3/CBD Technical Series No. 27. , 2006

Addtional Notes

Keyword: global Figures are average global values based on sustainable use levels taken from two synthesis studies: Schuijit &Brander 2004, and Costanza et al 1997

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