Valuing quality changes in Caribbean coastal waters for heterogeneous beach visitors

Valuing quality changes in Caribbean coastal waters for heterogeneous beach visitors

Primary Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Ecosystems: coral reef / shores
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. TT$ 5-35 per beach entry: WTP estimates for snorkellers for a beach with up to 60 fishes,
  2. TT$ 10-50: WTP estimates of snorkellers for up to 45% coral cover,
  3. TT$ 22-25: WTP estimates of snokerllers for a low chance of ear infection,
  4. TT$ 15-50: WTP estimates of snorkellers for a beach with up to 5 pieces of plastic per 30m coastline
Region: Americas
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Beharry-Borg, N. Scarpa, R. “Valuing quality changes in Caribbean coastal waters for heterogeneous beach visitors” Ecological Economics, 2010

Addtional Notes

Keyword: water quality

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