Recreation value of coral reef ecosystems (United States of America)can help you understand the value of

Value

$883628.222325713 per hectare per year

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Year2002
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Description
This is the estimated value of the ecosystem service: Recreation, subservice: Tourism. This valuation is specific to United States of America.
This valuation was extracted from The TEEB Valuation Database – a searchable database of 1310 estimates of monetary values of ecosystem services. Foundation for Sustainable Development, Wageningen, the Netherlands. Available at: http://www.fsd.nl/downloadattachment/80763/87522/TEEB%20database%20and%20Final%20report.zip
This valuation was calculated for Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii, USA. The total recreational value was divided by the area of Hanauma Bay, Oahu. The total recreational value was divided by the area of Hanauma Bay, Oahu. This valuation was calculated using the Direct market pricing method.
References
Cesar, H., P. van Beukering, S. Pintz and J. Dierking (2002) Economic valuation of the coral reefs of Hawaii. Report for NOAA. Cesar Environmental Economics Consulting. Arnhem, the Netherlands.

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