Progress and Challenges in Valuing Coastal and Marine Ecosystem Services

Progress and Challenges in Valuing Coastal and Marine Ecosystem Services

Primary Country: multiple
Ecosystems: coral reef / mangrove / wetland
Sample Value Estimates: multiple: This study outlines several case studies, citing values published elsewhere.
Methodology: literature review

Publication information

Barbier, Edward B. “Progress and Challenges in Valuing Coastal and Marine Ecosystem Services” Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 6(1):1-19., 2012

Addtional Notes

The article is organized as follows. 1) an overview of the key services and values provided by CMEs. 2) a discussion of the main measurement issues and challenges confronting the valuation of CME services. 3)
specific cases in which the valuation of key CME services has had an important impact on policy decisions concerning coastal and marine environments, 4) discussions of two key features of CME benefits 5) future directions for economics research on CME services.

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