An Ecoregional Approach to the Economic Valuation of Land- and Water-Based Recreation in the United States

An Ecoregional Approach to the Economic Valuation of Land- and Water-Based Recreation in the United States

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: shores
Sample Value Estimates:
mean net economic value, surplus/day, of
  1. $9.85/day: motor-boating and water-skiing in the Northeast and Great lakes
  2. $13.90/day: sightseeing and pleasure driving in the Northeast and Great Lakes
  3. $108.38/day: sightseeing and pleasure driving in Southeast Subtropical and South Florida
Methodology: travel cost
Region: Americas
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Bhat, Gajanan Bergstrom, JohnTeasley, R. JeffBowker, J.M.Cordell, H. Ken “An Ecoregional Approach to the Economic Valuation of Land- and Water-Based Recreation in the United States” Environmental Management, 1998

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