Valuing changes in the quality of coral reef ecosystems: A stated preference study of SCUBA diving in the Bonaire National Marine Park

Valuing changes in the quality of coral reef ecosystems: A stated preference study of SCUBA diving in the Bonaire National Marine Park

Primary Country: Netherlands Antilles
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
loss in value from current high quality i.e. visibility, coral cover, species diversity, of coral for divers per diver (and in total given 28,000 dive
  1. to
  2. $45 /diver ($42 million / ye
  3. : good quality,
  4. $142 / diver ($132 million / ye
  5. : medium quality
  6. $192 / diver ($179 million / ye
  7. : poor quality
Region: Americas
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Parsons G. Thur, S. “Valuing changes in the quality of coral reef ecosystems: A stated preference study of SCUBA diving in the Bonaire National Marine Park” Environmental Resource Economics , 2008

Addtional Notes

http://www.ceoe.udel.edu/cms/gparsons/PDFs%20for%20faculty%20page/Parsons%20and%20Thur%20--%20ERE%202008.pdf

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