The Economic Values of the World's Wetlands

The Economic Values of the World's Wetlands

Primary Country: global
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $288 / ha / year: Value of waste regulation per hectare of the World’s Wetlands
  2. $59 / ha / year: Annual cultural and spiritual value per hectare of sand dunes at the Catalan coastal zone, Spain
  3. $45 / ha / year: Potential economic impact of tourism in the Galapagos National Park
  4. $59 / ha / year: Annual cultural and spiritual value per hectare of sand dunes at the Catalan coastal zone, Spain
  5. $464 / ha / year: Value of the coastal protection per hectare of the World’s Wetlands
  6. $415 / ha / year: Value of the habitat function per hectare of the World’s Wetlands
  7. $989 / ha / year: Value of recreation per hectare of the World’s Wetlands
Methodology: meta analysis
Region: global
Data source: Gecoserv

Publication information

Schuyt, K. Brander, L. M. “The Economic Values of the World's Wetlands” Future flooding and coastal erosion risks, 2004

Addtional Notes

Keyword: global

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