The Economic Value of Mangroves: A Meta-Analysis

The Economic Value of Mangroves: A Meta-Analysis

Primary Country: global
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $37,927/ha/yr: mean mangrove valuation for recreation & tourism/hectare/year
  2. $3,116/ha/yr: mean mangrove valuation for coastal protection/hectare/year
  3. $23,613/ha/yr: mean mangrove valuation for fisheries/hectare/year
Methodology: Avoided Cost Method; Travel Cost Method; Productivity Method
Data source: NOEP

Publication information

Salem, Marwa E. Mercer, D. Evan “The Economic Value of Mangroves: A Meta-Analysis” Sustainability, 2012

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