The optimal management of wetlands: quantifying trade-offs between flood risks, recreation and biodiversity conservation

The optimal management of wetlands: quantifying trade-offs between flood risks, recreation and biodiversity conservation

Primary Country: Poland
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
marginal willingness to pay in zloty per household per month for
  1. 6.194-137.5: flood risk
  2. -2.495- 63.75 : biodiversity
  3. 3.204-48: riverbank access
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Birol, Ekin Hanley, NickKoundouri, PhoebeKountouris, Yiannis “The optimal management of wetlands: quantifying trade-offs between flood risks, recreation and biodiversity conservation” International Food Policy Research Institute, 2007

Addtional Notes

This paper employs a choice experiment to estimate the value of management options for the Bobrek wetland in Poland.

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