Value of carbon sequestration provided by saltwater wetland ecosystems (United Kingdom)can help you understand the value of

Value

£2455304 per hectare per year

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Year2009
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Description
This is the estimated value of carbon sequestration provided by wetland ecosystems and relates to the ecosystem service: Climate. This valuation is specific to United Kingdom.
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 Tamar catchment, UK. This valuation was calculated using the Benefit Transfer method. From SWIMMER (2007)
References
Everard, M. (2009) Using science to create a better place: ecosystem services case studies. Better regulation science programme. Environment Agency.

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