Optimization of Economic Policies and Investment Projects using a fuzzy logic-based cost-effectiveness model of coral reef quality: Empirical results for Montego Bay, Jamaica

Optimization of Economic Policies and Investment Projects using a fuzzy logic-based cost-effectiveness model of coral reef quality: Empirical results for Montego Bay, Jamaica

Primary Country: Jamaica
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $153 million: Present value cost of maximum potential improvement in coral reef conservation,
  2. $12 million: Present value cost of optimal policy option for coral reef conservation
  3. 14192.4 USD/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Prevention of extreme events [unspecified]
Region: Americas / Caribbean
Data source: ESVD

Publication information

Ruitenbeek, J. Ridgley, M.Dollar, S.Huber, R. “Optimization of Economic Policies and Investment Projects using a fuzzy logic-based cost-effectiveness model of coral reef quality: Empirical results for Montego Bay, Jamaica ” Coral Reefs 18:381-392, 1999

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