Estimating the ecosystem service losses from proposed land reclamation projects: A case study in Xiamen

Estimating the ecosystem service losses from proposed land reclamation projects: A case study in Xiamen

Primary Country: China
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $65,600-353,000: Loss of erosion control services due to various land reclamation schemes
  2. $220,800-2,145,300: Loss of recreation and ecotourism services due to various land reclamation schemes
  3. $89,100- $865,000: Loss of food provisioning services due to various land reclamation schemes
Methodology: Contingent Valuation
Region: Asia
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Wang, Xuan Chen, WeiqiZhang, LuopingJin, DiLu, Changyi “Estimating the ecosystem service losses from proposed land reclamation projects: A case study in Xiamen” Ecological Economi, 2010

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