The economic value of ecosystem services in the Great Barrier Reef: our state of knowledge

The economic value of ecosystem services in the Great Barrier Reef: our state of knowledge

Primary Country: Australia
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $51.4 billion: present value of Great Barrier Reef
  2. $38 billion: present value of Great Barrier Reef estimated as if there were a catastrophic bleaching event
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Stoeckl, Natalie Hicks, Christina C.Mills, MorenaFabricius, KatharinaEsparon, MichelleKroon, FrederiekeKaur, KamaljitCostanza, Robert “The economic value of ecosystem services in the Great Barrier Reef: our state of knowledge” Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 2011

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